Concert of jazz/blues/soul music

Glenn Miller Orchestra in Prague Municipal House

All those, who love swing and elegance, should not miss Prague’s concert of Glenn Miller Orchestra that will take place in Smetana’s Hall of the Prague Municipal House on 28th April 2007.

During his short music carrier, Glenn Miller became the most popular swing orchestra leader in the world. Some of his songs became America’s most popular tunes at that time. He presumably died in a aircraft accident in 1944. His body was never found.

The leadership of the orchestra was assumed by many great musicians. Prague’s audience can listen to the orchestra melodies directed by Wil Salden. Tickets can be bought via Ticketpro for 1.760 – 429 CZK.

Updated: Organizing agency Intervisions announced that Glenn Miller Orchestra will add one more performance in Prague. Thanks to high demand for tickets, there will be another concert on Sunday 29th April in Prague’s Lucerna Music Bar.

Harlem Gospel Singers & Band show in Prague

Harlem Gospel Singers & Band celebrate their 15th anniversary of their foundation by the music concert full of gospel, jazz, blues, R&B and soul in Prague. The concert of Harlem Gospel Singers & Band does not offer only great music performance but also great choreography and show.

The main star of the show is Queen Esther Marrow who performed with Harry Belafonte, Ella Fitzgerrald, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Chick Corea or B.B.King. Her concerts were visited by American presidents Reagan, Clinton and Bush and the British Royal family. She considers the biggest success of her career several performances for the Pope John Paul II. She was awarded prestigious Elly Fitgerald for her life’s work.

The show of Harlem Gospel Singers & Band takes place in Congress Centre in Prague (Tr. 5. kvetna 65 street) on 10th December at 20:00. Ticketpro sells tickets from 1690 CZK to 690 CZK.

Harlem Gospel Choir will perform in Prague

World famous Harlem Gospel Choir consisting of the best singers and musicians from Harlem’s “black churches” will appear in Prague during their tour God Bless The Children – World Tour 2006.

This popular choir is known for their charitable work for children and propagation of understanding between people and nations through their music. Their concerts take place in big churches, synagogues and monasteries.

Harlem Gospel Choir can be seen in the presence of famous people, such as Bon Vow from U2, Avril Lavigne or Diana Ross. They performed with English band Gorillaz during the prize-giving ceremony of Grammy Awards. The choir is sometimes titled “Cultural Ambassadors of Harlem”.

Harlem Gospel Choir will perform in several cities in the Czech Republic, Prague concert is planned for 4th November in St. Cyril and Methodius Church (Kostel sv. Cyrila a Metodeje, Krizikova 57 street). Tickets can be bought through TicketPro and Ticketportal for 440 CZK.

James Brown returns to Prague

The Godfather of Soul James Brown comes back to Prague. This living legend will play with his band in T-mobile arena on the 4th November at 20:00. His first concert in Prague 26 months ago was considered by the audience and music critics to be The Event of the Year 2004.

James Brown’s first hit single ‘Please, Please, Please’ was released in 1956 and since then Brown has enriched the world music by many hits winning the charts. He got the Grammy Award in 1992 and the annual Pioneer Award in 1997 for his lifetime achievements.

Tickets for the Prague music and dance show are available through Ticketpro for the prices from 690 CZK to 1500 CZK (for VIP). For more information or to buy the tickets, click here.

Joe Zawinul at Prague Castle

Jazz on the Prague Castle continues 28th May. Joe Zawinul from Wien will perform this Sunday with his five-members band.

Zawinul with Wayne Short and Miroslav Vitous created Weather Report band. At the end of eighties Zawinul Syndicate invited musicians from Africa, India and Latin America. Another of his talents was presented at symphonical project Stories of the Danube, inspired by Bedrich Smetana classic Vltava.