Born: June 27, 1973
Award winning saxophonist, composer and producer Karel Ruzicka Jr. has a way to captivate the audience in practically any musical context. It was already evident back in 1992 when his group The Four was awarded the first prize at the International Jazz Festival in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic in 1992. Their appearance at the prestigious Jazz a Vienne in France that summer was received with standing ovation. The group released their album Space and Rhythm in 1994 to a great critical acclaim. Karel Ruzicka Jr. then briefly visited his future home of New York and met many great jazz artists including trumpeter Roy Hargrove...
AwardsTalent of the year 1992 (Czech Jazz Society) Czech Grammy Nomination (1997 Czech Recording Academy) Tenor and Alto Saxophonist of the year 1998 (Czech Jazz Society) Golden Angel Nomination (2004 Czech Recording Academy)
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