Karel Velebný Summer Jazz Workshop

Dear friends,

Should you be interested in this year’s 34th Karel Velebný Summer Jazz Workshop 2017, please find here below basic information along with the application form.

1. Please confirm your participation by sending us either the filled in form on-line or the below given application form to abstudio@seznam.cz by June 1, 2017. You can also use the old fashioned mail and send your application form to the postal address:
AB Studio
Aleš Benda
Velvarská 13
160 00 Praha 6
Czech Republic

2. The registration of the participants of the workshop will take place on Saturday, August 12 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the BESEDA restaurant in Frýdlant.

3. The early-bird registration fee is 4.530 CZK (accommodation in secondary school dormitory included) or 4.740 CZK (accommodation in the pension Albrechtova vyhlídka included – for more information visit www.albrechtova-vyhlidka.cz) or 2.990 CZK (no accommodation). Applications received after June 1, 2017 will warrant a full fee of 5.030,- CZK (accommodation in secondary school dormitory included), 5.240 CZK (Albrechtova vyhlídka pension), and 3.490 CZK (without accommodation).

Foreign participants may pay on their arrival to Frýdlant, it is required in this case that they confirm their participation by return of the post or at the below-given e-mail by June 1, 2017 in order to benefit from the early-bird fees.

4. Important!!! The number of places is limited. Please make your bookings as soon as possible, applications will be registered within the limit of free places in the order in which they are received.

5. Please bring your instruments and learning tools necessary for your training (e.g. fake-books, scores and music stand).

6. A large part of the schedule is devoted to playing in bands. To avoid chaos on Sunday repartition into groups, you will be asked to preliminarily sign up for a group of one of the tutors on registration.

7. The following tutors have confirmed their participation: Luboš Andršt (guitar), Josef Fečo (bass) Zdeněk Fišer (guitar), Rostislav Fraš (saxes), Miroslav Hloucal (trumpet), Jan Jirucha (trombone), František Krtička (keyboards), Pavel Razím (drums), Jiří Stivín (flutes), Milo Suchomel (saxes), Lubomír Šrámek (keyboards), Zdeněk "Wimpy" Tichota (bassguitar), Adam Tvrdý (guitar) Boris Urbánek (keyboards) and Martin Zbrožek (violin), Tutors from the USA: Lee Andrew Davison (vocal), Garry Rissmiller (drums), Neil Wetzel (saxes) and Skip Wilkins (vocal).

Daily timetable:

Please submit the completed form on-line or fill-in the off-line MSWord form and e-mail it to: abstudio@seznam.cz or post to AB Studio, Aleš Benda, Velvarská 13, 160 00 Prague 6 Czech Republic latest by 1st of June, 2017!

34th Summer Jazz Workshop is supported by: Město Frýdlant v Čechách, Ministerstvo kultuty ČR, Liberecký kraj, Partnerství OSA, Nadace ČHF a Premedis.