Lubos Soukup is a freelance musician, composer, and educator based in Copenhagen, Denmark. His main instruments are the tenor and soprano saxophone, as well as the clarinet. Besides that, he plays the flute and the piano. He regularly tours in Europe and has played at numerous international jazz festivals. He leads the ambitious band Lubos Soukup Quartet (modern jazz), the internationally successful quartet Points Quartet (modern jazz), and its extended versions – Points-Rataj Quintet (fusion of contemporary jazz and live electronics) and Points Septet (experimental jazz). He is a permanent member of the dynamic Scandinavian band MAdHAs (avantgarde free bop), the Czech-Polish quintet Inner Spaces, and finally the creative big band Concept Art Orchestra. He occasionally performs with other projects as well. Since 2014, he has been teaching saxophone and ensemble classes at the Jazz Academy (HAMU) in Prague, Czech Republic.
Lubos Soukup has always been surrounded by music, and have had a strong wish to become a musician from his early childhood. After finishing the high school, he studied at three European conservatories, namely Jaroslav Ježek Conservatory in Prague, Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, and The Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen. Each of the schools brought something new to his musical knowledge and helped him to form his current artistic approach. Moreover, they have inspired him to never stop exploring new sounds and music possibilities.