O Back Side Big Band
Swing and jazz orchestra, Back Side Big Band has more than 11-year history and today it is a modern jazz band that will delight critical audiences as well as the hearts of those who wants to have fun. It currently has approximately 20 members (conductor, 5 saxophones, 5 trumpets, 4 trombones, keyboards, bass guitar, guitar, percussion), among which you can find a music teacher as well as their former students, scientists, programmers, railway employees but also future professional musicians.
Artistic director of the band is Lenka Vasatkova, who graduated in dirigency at the Jezkova Prague Conservatory, she worked in several international orchestral formations and now teaches music. The repertoire includes not only the big band swing era standards of the authors (G. Miller, D. Ellington, D. Gillespie, H. Hancock), but also compositions by contemporary authors (Phil Collins, Milan Svoboda, Joe Zawinul, Stevie Wonder). At the same time we can offer our copyright songs drummer Robert Štolba.