About Magnum Jazz Bigband
Magnum Jazz Bigband is a dynamic twenty-band composed of young musicians charged enthusiasm. Big band plays swing, modern jazz, as well as funky or rock and pop songs in various arrangements. With classical composition (5 tubes, 4 trombones, 5 saxophones, piano, guitar, bass guitar, drums and vocals) and extensive repertoire of big band plays as the main band for dancing and listening to the social and corporate events, balls, parties and clubs.
Experienced musician and bandleader John grope (Laura and her tigers, and others) in September 1999 centered around the talented young musicians and under the auspices of the Music School in damper street in Prague 8 founded a big band. Since 2005, the leading big band permanently Slavek Glaser, who worked with the band since the very beginning as a pianist. The premiere big band performances took place in autumn 2000, when big band performed at the ball of the Archbishop’s school.
Since then, big band performed at numerous festivals and made a number of concerts and worked with famous singers and musicians, such as through a draft tube with Tomas, Radka Fišarová, Pavel Vitek and Peter Malásek.