The concept, first presented by Jan Hasenöhrl with the Loop Jazz Orchestra at PROMS 2017 is now entering its fourth year.
Fortunately for us there appears to be a never-ending supply of jazz tracks from films, while the band’s versatility, including the option of inviting a symphony orchestra to the stage, offers unlimited opportunities to interpret works either in their original versions or as new arrangements.
Conductor Vít Pospíšil, also a leading arranger for orchestras, employs his extensive musical insight and improvisation skills honed as a jazz pianist to achieve a fresh orchestral sound suited to both smaller ensembles as well as symphony orchestra.
Those attending this year’s concert can look forward to another series of compositions spanning a great many jazz genres.Continue reading
Jan Hasenöhrl & The Loop Jazz Orchestra
- Jan Hasenöhrl, trumpet
- Eva Burešová, vocal
- Vít Pospíšil, keyboards
- David Fárek, saxophones, flute
- Lukáš Chejn, guitar
- Tomáš Uhlík, bass
- Ondřej Pomajsl, drums
- Michito Sanchez, pecussions