Karel Velebný Summer Jazz Workshop

Dear friends,

Should you be interested in this year’s 35th Karel Velebný Summer Jazz Workshop 2018, please find here below basic information along with the application form.

1. Please confirm your participation by sending us the filled in form on-line by June 1, 2018. You can also contact us 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 11th from 3 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 Albrechtova vyhlídka pension included – for more information visit www.albrechtova-vyhlidka.cz) 
or 2.990 CZK (no accommodation). Applications received after June 1, 2018 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. In order to benefit from the early-bird their participation should be confirmed by return of the post or at the below-given e-mail by June 1, 2018.

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 during the Sunday repartition into groups, you will be asked to preliminarily sign up for a group of to one of the tutors’ class 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), František Krtička (keyboards), Pavel Razím (drums), Jiří Stivín (flutes), Milo Suchomel (saxes), Lubomír Šrámek (keyboards), Zdeněk "Wimpy" Tichota (bassguitar), Přemysl Tomšíček (trombone), Adam Tvrdý (guitar), Boris Urbánek (keyboards), Marek Urbánek (drums) 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 register on-line by 1st of June, 2018 latest!

35th Summer Jazz Workshop is supported by: Město Frýdlant v Čechách, Ministerstvo kultuty ČR, Liberecký kraj, Partnerství OSA, Nadace ČHF a Premedis.

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