Born: August 27, 1983 Primary Instrument: Saxophone
PETR KALFUS (saxophones) Born on August 27, 1983 in Prague, Czech Republic. In 2007 he finished his studies at Jazz Faculty of Jaroslav Jezek’s College in Prague under professors Frantisek Kop and Rostislav Fras. He also took part in private sessions with Bedrich Smarda and Martin Plachy. Petr is one of the establishing members of Infinite Quintet.
Longterm: Infinite quintet,Petr Kalfus sextet, Bucinatores sextet and ORCHESTRA,POINTS OKTET, Prague Big band, BRIAN CHARRETTE SEXTETTE, Kalfus Wroblewski Project, Kalfus Dolezal Quartet, LINKS, Mark Aanderud Quartet, Occasional: Milan Svoboda Prague big band, Veleband, Roman Pokorný, Ondrej Pivec, Organic quartet, SOUNDCOLOR, Zuzana Dumková band, Gustav Brom Bigband, St. Blaise Bigband, WrgHa POWU, 4Step and others
Previous projects & cooperation
Nukleární Vokurky, Dnes Jazz, Mantis, Lenka Dusilová, Roman Pokorný, Yvonne Sanchez, Lukáš Martínek, Eva Svobodová, Václav Kozel, Divadlo Státní konzervatore, Žižkovské divadlo, Matúš Jakabcic (Slovakia), Luboš Šrámek (Slovakia), Jure Pukl(Slovenia)
Significant Festivals and Competitions
Czech Republic: Junior Jazz, Jazz Goes to town, Prerovský jazzový festival, Jazzlabí ve Vrchlabí, Trutnov Jazzinec, Jazz na Hrade, Jazz na Ulici/Jazz in Street, Plzen, Ceské Hrady and many more.. International: Linz Pflasterspektakel (Austria), Afyon Jazzfestival (Turkey), Moers Festival 2008 (Germany), SWINGING EUROPE & EUROPEAN JAZZ ORCHESTRA Tour 2008 (Denmark, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg)
Teaching: Petr Kalfus is a teacher at Conservatory of Jaroslav Jezek in Prague.
Discography: Ed Partyka Jazz Orchestra 2013 Concept Art Orchestra Nubox and Ed Partyka 2012 Infinite Quintet Speak Slowly 2009 POINTS 2009 Roman Dragoun Otlucena srdce 2008 European Jazz Orchestra 2008 among others