Saturday, February 06, 2010


Pianist and composer Igor Prochazka was born on February 6, 1975, in Zlin, Czech Republic, in a family of entertainment music professionals. After about ten years of basic classical piano education in Duesseldorf, Germany, he worked as bar pianist, presenting pop and jazz classics in exclusive restaurants and hotels.

Now he is based in Madrid, Spain, being member of various jazz and world music projects. Currently he is mainly working with his band Igor Prochazka Trio with Christian Perez (double-bass) and Federico Marini (drums), some of the most in-demand musicians in the capital's Jazz scene.

Awards in June 2007 Igor Prochazka Trio won the first prize for jazz group in the nation-wide contest "Audiciones" (Fundación Canal Isabel II - Madrid, Spain). Jazz Hihyo - Jazz Critique Magazine (Japan) listed his album "Easy Route" (Igor Prochazka Trio) as number 6 among Best Jazz CDs 2008.

"Blackbird" by the Igor Prochazka Trio.

Reference - Jazz Madrid

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