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Pavel Zlámal; Benedict Anderson The Band

free improvisation +
Sun 23.2. - 19:00

Pavel Zlámal
Clarinet, bass clarinet and saxophones player, experimenter, improviser. After finishing master's studies at JAMU Brno (clarinet - classical interpretation), now continues in a doctoral program focused on contemporary and experimental music, with special emphasis on free improvisations: beyond the concept of solo improv’s and having performed with various improvisers (Hilary Jeffery, Rod Paton, George Cremaschi, Didrik Ingvaldsen, Kazuhisa Uchihashi, Seijiro Murayama, project ÖNCZkekvist, etc.) he founded and runs his own improvising projects - Brno Improvising Unit, Next Phase. His musical versatility, being developed also during studies abroad (2006-2008 Sibelius Academy Helsinki), is documented by engagements in a variety of ensembles across genres e.g.: opera orchestra of National Theater Brno, Brno Contemporary Orchestra, B-Side Band, The Fireballs, Gone Hepsville, as well as external cooperation with Brno Philharmonic, Gustav Brom Big Band, including different jazz, alternative or mainstream bands.

Benedict Anderson The Band (batb)
Is an eclectic and adventorous trio who easily sidestep cliches from the typical sax-guitar-drums trio. batb flows through improvised works that sound carefully orchestrated while at the same time dissecting and disguising popular songs everyone thinks they know. An original, fresh, and thoroughly well-played ensemble. Check out their debut, eponymous album....fresh out on elastik dog records.

Karsten Lipp (DE) - baritone guitar, electronics
Paul n Roth (USA) - alto saxophone
Christian Windfeld (DK) - reduced drum set, objects

Entry Fee: 80 Kč – Reduced: 60 Kč