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Primary Instrument: Bass

“....he sounds great, his solos are thought through, he's got unerring rhythm, he creates just the right sound for the band.” George Mraz

Born in Nachod, Czech republic. Robert Balzar began playing the acoustic bass at age eleven. Robert studied classical bass at Brno Conservatory- bass, piano. In 1985, he continued his career in Prague as a studio musician (TV bigband) and a jazz artist.
In 1996 he establish group under his own name - Robert Balzar Trio.
As a performer, he has played with Joe Newman, Benny Bailey, Tony Scott, Benny Golson, Wynton Marsalis, Lew Tabackin, Tony Lakatos, Victor Lewis, Hal Galper Trio, Craig Handy, John Abercrombie.....
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CD TALES by R.Balzar Trio & John Abercrombie

-- Bill Milkowski

CD OVERNIGHT by R.Balzar Trio
There’s no need to look for superlatives and endorsements from world-renowned names because music created by Balzar - double bass, Macha - piano, Slavicek - drums leaves no doubt. I’m known as a sensible person, very judicious and critical, and also quite bored by jazz. However, the guys play fantastically! The solos! The sounds! This is timeless well-mastered mainstream, which oozes with jazz like the spring with new life...

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R.Balzar Trio & Dan Barta "Zivy"(Prague 2007)

R.Balzar Trio & Dan Barta "Looking at The World"(Nitra SK 2006)


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May26 Robert Balzar Trio
Reduta Jazz Club
Prague, Czech Republic

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