This jazz program features the music of Czech composer Jaroslav Ježek, arranged for jazz sextet by contemporary composer Charley Gerard. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of the Czech Republic.
Charley Gerard, alto saxophone, Syberen van Munster, guitar, Carl Banner, piano, James King, bass, Lenny Robinson, drums play Dvorák Jazz Dances, a work for jazz quintet by contemporary composer Charley Gerard that was inspired by Dvorák’s two series of Slavonic Dances, Op. 46 and 72. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of the Czech Republic.