The Magris-Uhlíř-Helešic Trio is a very well known band and both critiques and listeners acknowledge their musical harmony and talent. They are internationally acclaimed and liked.
Roberto Magris (1959) is an Italian pianist and composer, highly appreciated for his live shows all arend the world, from Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, The Blue Room in Kansas City, Montreal Jazz Festival, San Sebastian Jazz Festival or Galway Jazz Festival. In the present day, he is a musical director and one of the most prominent musicians of „JMood Records,“ one of the highly regarded jazz publishing houses. He has also recorded twelve CDs for this label with real legends, like Art Davis, Albert „Toothie“ Heath, Idris Muhammad or Sam Reed.
František Uhlíř (1950) used to be a member of the best Czech jazz bands, from SHQ of Karel Velebný or Baroque Jazz Q, to bands of Emil Viklický. In 1987, he has established his own band, „FUT – František Uhlíř Team.“ This band has became one of the most prominent contemporary jazz formation, and also introduced Uhlíř’s unique double-bass style to the world.
Uhlíř has also collaborated with many internationally renowned names, such as East-West Connection, Europlane Orchestra, D. Weckle, B. Moses, P. Woods, S. Constanze or J. Newman. This Paganini of double-bass has recorded 25 CDs as a sideman, and has also recorded his third own CD.
Jaromír Helešic (1947) has played as a drummer in the innovative Czechoslovakian music projects (Jazz Half Sextet, Jazz Nova), until he found himself in the Jazz Sanatorium of Luděk Hulan. From the 70s, he is considered to be one of the best Czech drummers (he used to be a member of Impuls, Energit of L. Andršt, Jazz Q, or Prague Big Band of Milan Svoboda).