Reduta Jazz Club Prague

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New Year's Eve Reduta Party

At the Reduta Jazz Club, you can enjoy the traditional New Year’s Eve celebration that became a synonym for an entertainment with style. Charming melodies, vivid rhythms, great show and unique venue, this all makes an extraordinary way how to say farewell to the old year. Intimate atmosphere of the oldest jazz club in Prague will be fulfilled by energy, excellent entertainment and nice, charming persons. The right mood for the evening will be tuned up by magnificent formation Masters of Blues, which has brought together the best Czech bluesmen. They
will set up a catchy rhythm that will guide you through the history of blues and its musical siblings. And who knows, you might even meet famous Ray Charles or Elvis Presley in person. Let’s not forget amazing Charlie Slavík. The king of harmonica and the best player on it in Europe will show you the wildness of blues in all its beauty. And alongside them you will see and hear The Rhythm Girls, a trio of singing sisters that enchant an audience with their gorgeous voices, natural showmanship and stunning sense of humor. Those marvelous sisters with a hell of a voice will astound you with their fantastic solo duets and their backing vocals. And together with energetic sound of Masters of Blues, they guarantee the right New Year´s Eve mood.
When it comes to celebration, not only a great fun, but also tasty food and fine drinks are a must.. In Jazz Club Reduta we know it very well. You will be served with delicious three course menu, and on the bar you will find a rich selection of wines, liquors and non-alcoholic drinks. Original Czech beer is obligatory. Our bartenders have prepared special cocktail menu and of course you will find sects of the best quality.
Visit Reduta and celebrate New Year's Eve in an unforgettable way. The club will
be opened for you since 8 p.m., and the show will go from 9 p.m. until 2 a.m.

Will Johns /UK/

Will Johns is recognised as one of the most distinctive and exciting performers on the British Blues scene today. His guitar playing is both modern and cutting edge but also steeped in the blues history passed from generation to generation. Hardly surprising as Will has direct heritage to a golden age of music. As well as being a spellbinding live act, Will is a hugely respected songwriter, having thrice been nominated for ‘Best Original Blues Song’ by the British Blues Awards in 3 consecutive years.

Born in London, Will’s parents are the legendary L.A. record producer/ engineer Andy Johns and actress/ model Paula Boyd. From the age of 15 Will taught himself guitar but received huge encouragement from his world renowned uncle, Eric Clapton.

Having been writing and performing for over 15 years across the globe Will has picked up many accolades along the journey, not least his BBA nominations for ‘On My Back’ from his debut solo album Count On Me in 2012, and for ‘Kissing You’ from the superb Hooks & Lines album in 2013. A big favourite among festival goers, Will has appeared across the U.K. at such prestigious events as Blues On The Farm, Birmingham Jazz and Blues and Cambridge Rock Festival.

Prague supports Reduta and International Jazz Festival Praha

PATRIZIA FERRARA & DANNY GRISSET TRIO (AT/USA/CZ)

All fans of high-quality music will be delighted, for the brilliant concert of international trio of Patrizia Ferrara (voice), Danny Grissett (piano), and Tomáš Baroš (double-bass), is at hand. Classical jazz in all his shapes and ways, played with elegance, grace, and panache. And in legendary Reduta, which gives a new dimension to every jazz concert with its authentic way.

Danny Grissett is one of the most promising New York pianist, known for his delicate technique. Every music star has to work hard to achieve his dreams – and Danny was no difference. He played piano since age five – and when he came to Thelonious Monk Institute, „a factory of talents,“ in 2001, he has already played with the best jazzmen. Let’s mention Barry Harris, Herbie Hancock, Terence Blanchard, Kenny Barron, Bobby Watson or Jimmy Heath. He has spended another years of his successful by making several new CDs, all of them considered to be little sensations on the New York jazz scene. Danny has traveled all around the world, from South Africa to Columbia, from Japan to France. During his career, he was a partner for the stars of the stars, The Mingus Big Band, Marcus Strickland, Steve Nelson, Roye Hargrove.

Patrizia Ferrara is a singer of unbelievable charisma and charm. je zpěvačkou nevšedního půvabu a charisma. Her peculiar singing contains all elements of classical jazz, but also other forms of European music and German jazz tradition. She is working with Danny Grissett and singer Dean Bowman since 2005, and they have astonished the audience during their American tour. Patrizia was a jewel of many important clubs and festivals all around the world, for example Blue Note NYC, Brooklyn Academy Of Music NYC, Joe Zawinul's Birdland, Austrian General Consul Rabat Morocco 2013 &2015, Le Pietri Rabat Morocco, Porgy & Bess, Vienna City Festival 2004, and many others.

Tomáš Baroš is a real master of Czech double-bass playing. He was a jazz enthusiast since his youth, and has played with many important Czech jazzmen, for example Emil Viklický, or Radovan Tariška. In 2003, Tomáš has won International Junior Jazz award, and is praised ever since. In 2012, he's won the International Jazz Prix Competition Award for his elegant play, and has recorded more than 40 CDs as a sideman. In this moment, Tomáš plays together with Gene Jackson, Brian Charrett, Tony Lakatos, Joe Cohn, Kalman Oláh, or Paul Bollenback.

GENE JACKSON /USA/

Most of the drummers adopt the style and get used to it – but that’s not the case of Gene Jackson. His every performance is unique, he is simply adjusting the tempo and genre of his colleagues. As he said: I follow where the music takes me as opposed to dictating where the music goes."…I follow where the music takes me as opposed to dictating where the music goes.“

Gene, born in 1961, was among others best musicians of his generation from the very start. Even at Berklee College of Music in Boston, his roommate and later co-worker was Branford Marsalis, Marvin Smith or Billy Kilson. He had moved to New Yorl later and during next ten years he was getting his reputation among the best player from the West Coast of the USA. Hugh Masekeal, Greg Osby, Terence Blanchard, Andrew Hill and dozens of others were pleased to meet Jackson’s enthusiasm and professionality. No concert was a routine for him, he has been stylish, inovative and simply perfect from the beginning.

In 1991, Gene has met a bassist Dave Hollander, and they have collaborated for the next ten years in one of the greatests jazz trios of their time: The Herbie Hancock Trio. They yearned for new styles and perfect interpretation, and it was this desire that connected Hancock, Holland and Jackson and made their shows unforgettable. From the 1996 the trio has changed to the quartet with Craig Handy, the tenor-saxophonist. To the year 2000, the quartet had played all over the world, from Europe to Asia. In that time, Gene was also a member of The Mingus Band or Robin Eubanks Mental Images Group.

A lattest success of his phenomenal carrier was the tour around the Germany and West Europe. He has travelled through the Italy with Antonio Farae, and also Switzerland and France with The Mingus Band. His most fruitful CDs were recorder in Cologne with Stafford James and Alex Sipiagen.

The Czech Republic has appealed to Mr. Jackson a lot – he already played with Ondřej Štveráček last year, and this year will be very special for every fan of a good music. Reduta Jazz Club, one of the greatest European jazz clubs, is just the right place for such launch, and it will be the top of the Jackson’s tour in the Czech Republic.

MARIANNE SOLIVAN & WALTER FISCHBACHER QUARTET /USA/

Solivan has made a name for herself as a hard swinging, passionate vocalist who has a commanding stage presence and is able to captivate audiences with her joyous exuberance and whit. Having performed and recorded with the likes of Christian McBride, Peter Bernstein, Jeremy Pelt, Bruce Barth, Gregory Hutchinson, Jonathan Blake, Xavier Davis, Michael Kanan, Steve Wilson, Gene Bertoncini and Lewis Nash, Solivan has been consistently raising the bar for singers of her generation.

Jordan Richardson at Blinded by Sound concludes "The exquisiteness, expression and sentiment of her singing are supreme. She is well beyond the go-through-the-motions singers of the genre by an enormous margin."

In 2007 Solivan made the move to New York and began to sit in at many of the jam sessions the city has to offer. Smoke Supper Club was her first consistent "hang" and a venue that led to many of her later musical collaborations with Jeremy Pelt, Ugonna Okegwo, and others. Being a part of the scene has been a big part of the learning process and has been the catalyst for musical collaborations with Peter Bernstein, Steve Wilson and Lewis Nash. This visibility and consistency on the bandstand opened doors for gigs at the famed Smalls Jazz Club, Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, Birdland, The Blue Note, and many others. And have led her to become one of the first call singers on the scene. Later, she has jumped into the big band arena, being unique as the only contemporary female vocalist leading big band.

In Reduta, she will play together with Walter Fischbacher, the man of many jazz faces, master of piano and electric piano and leading figure of Austrian jazz.

Wynton Marsalis, nine times Grammy winner and a first jazzman who obtained Pulitzer's Price, has played in Reduta! The audience of a concert at 20th June was astonished. Mr. Viklický has brought a very special guest for his concert, one of the most genuine trumpeters, composers and lecturers, considered to be the most influential contemporary jazzman - Wynton Marsalis. Another special guest was the co-player of Mr. Marsalis, amazing trumpeter Marcus Printup. The harmony of Marsalis's and Viklický's band was truly unique. We are sure that the concert has instanty become a part of the history of Reduta and jazz itself, such as other concerts in Reduta - of Cecil Taylor, Enrico Rava, or Chris Barber.

Reduta honor the elderly - meetings with celebrities

One of the goals of Reduta Jazz Club is keeping the culture in Prague. For that reason, cooperating with Prague 1 Municipal District, has Reduta arranged another Meeting With Senior Citizens. Our elders are regularly meeting with artists and politicians, this time with actresses Jitka Asterová and Hana Čížková, and with a writer Václav Rybařík. We are looking forward to host another pleasant meeting next month.

Reduta offers premises for rent suitable for schooling, presentations, press conferences and seminars. Other events are also possible, from art exhibitions through school events to corporate parties.

The club has two halls available, the first in a theatrical style with a capacity of 130 people, the second one with seating at tables for 99 people. In addition, you can use the bar with a spacious foyer with a cloakroom.

Great sound equipment and good light park are a sure thing. More specific technical demands are in most cases provided easily.

All spaces can be rented as a whole or separately. For the booking at night hours you should be aware that the club program is scheduled three months in advance.

For further information contact us by email at manager@redutajazzclub.cz or by phone at the number +420224933487

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