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Black Light Theatre
Easter in Prague
Listen and Dine
Opera and Ballet
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Black Light Theatre
Club, Restaurant, Gallery
Grammy Award winning saxophonist
Reduta Jazz Club |
150 minutes |
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Since moving to New York City in 2000, London born Grammy Award winning tenor saxophonist Wayne Escoffery has become one of the Jazz world's most talented rising stars and in-demand sidemen. At only 38 he has recorded eight CDs as a leader and been on numerous recordings as a sideman. Escoffery began his professional career touring and recording with The Eric Reed Septet. In 2001 he joined The Lonnie Plaxico Group and Abdulah Ibrahim's Akaya. At that time he also became a steady member of the Mingus Dynasty, Orchestra, and the 2011 Grammy Award winning Mingus Big Band. In 2004 award winning producer, arranger and trumpeter Don Sickler asked Wayne to be a part of Ben Riley's Monk legacy Septet, an innovative piano-less group dedicated to carrying on the legacy of jazz great Thelonious Monk. At this time Wayne was also touring with Jazz At Lincoln Center's Music of the Masters, two groups of musicians hand picked by Wynton Marsalis to perform the music of Dexter Gordon and Miles Davis.
Famous seats for the most respected guests
Welcome drink, consisting of prestigious Bohemia Sekt
Unique DVD "Tribute To the World Legends of Jazz"
The concert has two 15 minutes intermissions.
Reduta, settled in the heart of Prague, was founded in 1958, which makes it one of the three oldest jazz clubs in Europe. This culture venue is regularly visited by diplomats and politicians, together with tourists from around the world. Since its foundation the club has hosted tens of presidents from different countries, including Václav Havel, Václav Klaus, or Bill Clinton who had even played on his saxophone twice in here.
The current dramaturgy deploys all kinds of jazz production – starting with jazz and dixieland, followed by mainstream, contemporary jazz, funk, blues, and soul. The speciality of Reduta jazz club is also presenting big bands. The musical show starts usually at 9:30 PM and finishes around midnight – two and half hours of great music in a unique ambience.
For even better experience you can also purchase VIP tickets, which include the best seats where celebrities such as Madam Gucci or the singer Zaz once sat, special gift, and welcome drink. Moreover, together with an exceptional drink menu the bar offers you a draft beer straight from a saxophone.
The whole time a wide menu of beverages is available in the club’s Saxophone Bar.