Petr Zelenka Petr Zelenka

He has lived in Prague from 1998 and plays with artists including Najponk, Yvonne Sanchez, Miriam Bayle, Petr Dvorsky, David Dorzka, Vojtich Prochazka, Ondrej Otverarek. He performs at jazz festivals in the Czech Republic and abroad (Novosibirsk, Wroclaw), and has accompanied foreign artists including James Zollar, Piotr Baron, Milosz Rutkowski and Macziej Sikala.

In 1999 he receives the First Prize for the best group on the contest Jazz Junior in Usti nad Labem. In 2000 he released Mafiosi (Cube-Metier). In 2003 he moved to Paris where he accompanies artists including Xavier Richardeau and Fabien Mary, playss in the Coda tentet. He played with his trio at the international festival in Trouville-sur-Mer and on tour in the Czech Republic in spring, 2005.

Since 2008 he is back Prague, playing with his Czech quartet, and occasionally with the French one, with which a CD has been released Memory Flash (Animal Music, 2008).

Gear

guitar: Gibson ES-335 amplifier: Fender Blues Junior

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Primary Instrument

Guitar

Location

Prague

Willing to teach

Advanced only

Credentials/Background

topics: improvisation and composition

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