Robert Balzar first took up the acoustic bass at the age of eleven. He would later study classical bass at the Brno Conservatory. In 1985, Robert began his career in Prague as a studio musician (TV Big Band) along with working as a jazz musician. In 1996, Robert first stepped out under his own name, forming the Robert Balzar Trio. Over the years, Robert has performed with John Abercrombie, Joe Newman, Benny Bailey, Tony Scott, Benny Golson or Wynton Marsalis. In addition to fronting the jazz trio bearing his name, Robert Balzar keeps busy with a number of additional projects.
Organizers would like to thank to all companies and persons who have kindly supported the concert, among others foundation „OSA Premiers“, Ms. Irena Rektorová, Mr. Filip Bandžak, Osteocentrum Brno s.r.o., The Slovak Institue in Prague, Mr. Zdeněk Šimek, Ms. Kateřina Lubbadová and also to chargé d’affaires of Slovakia in Czech Republic Soňa Budayová who has provided her patronage to this concert.
Jazz Dock´s long futuristic bar is full of traditional and proven drinks and cocktails as well as specialities and news for anyone with fantasy. You can enjoy also Jazz Dock kitchen´s delicatessen and treat yourself a tasty dinner, all the time during musical production.