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Rising Stars - The Fresh Sounds of New Talent

Pizza Express Jazz Club London
21:30, 21 August 2016

10 Dean Street, London, W1D 3RW
+44 207 439 4962

Libor Smoldas, Guitar
Sam Barnett, Alto Sax
Daniel Clason, Trumpet
Nick Fitch, Guitar
Eleni Arapoglou, Vocals
Nel Begley, Vocals
Roz MacDonald, Bass
Eddie Hick, Drums

Czech Guitar star Libor Smoldas hosts a very special night dedicated to the some of the brightest rising musical stars. We are especially happy to stage a concert of some of the exceptionally gifted musicians that have spent time as students on our courses, and who have now embark on their own professional careers and journeys as artists. All of them are well on the way to become the next rising stars. Expect to hear highly accomplished exciting music, often with a new original twist.

Libor was born in 1982 in Olomouc in the Czech Republic, but has lived in Prague most of his life. He has been gaining recognition across Europe and USA for several years now. Playing hunderds of concerts both in clubs and festivals and releasing several albums as a leader. He ranks among the stars of the Czech jazz scene in spite of his youth, and plays, teaches and records with the international stars of the jazz world including Adam Nusbaum, Bobby Watson, Brian Charette, George Mraz, Sam Yahel and Jeff Ballard. He the won award for Best jazz composition of a year Awarded by OSA and Bohemia Jazz Fest 2014.

Rising Stars - The Fresh Sounds of New Talent