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Jiří Stivín in Israel

On December 12-13, 2018, Czech jazz legend, Jiří Stivín, will perform with his trio at the 4th year of the Jerusalem Jazz Festival at Jerusalem Theatre. The event is organized by the Czech Center Tel Aviv and Czech House Jerusalem in a cooperation with the Jazz Festival Jerusalem.

Trio: Jiří Stivín – flutes, sax, Jiří Stivín junior - drums, Jaroslav Šindler – el. guitar

Address: Israeli Art gallery, Jerusalem

Jiří Stivín

playing flutes, saxophones, and various instruments of his own construction, composer and author of many original musical projects, has appeared on platforms since the sixties. Originally graduating from FAMU as a cameraman, he soon became devoted to music. Appearing with the Quax, Jazz Q and SHQ of Karel Velebny, he established his own trio in the early seventies as well as the legendary "System Tandem" with Rudolf Dasek.

He has spread, into the serious music scene, with his "Collegium Quodlibet" performing medieval, Renaissance and Baroque music. Stivin composes for the theatre, television and film, makes recordings and appears on concert platforms throughout Europe and in the United States. He has performed with Barre Phillips, Zbygniev Seifert, Tony Scott, Pierre Favre, as well as with the Virtuosi di Praga, the Slovak Chamber Orchestra, the Prague Chamber Orchestra and Pro Arte Antiqua Praha. His recent ensemble "Stivin Jazz Trio" features his son Jiri Stivin Jr. as a drummer.