Czech guitarist presents his original music, modern yet energetic and accessible jazz, backed by a local rhythm section featuring piano, bass a drums.
Libor Smoldas is one of Europe’s top jazz guitarists. Besides leading Czech and European musicians he has worked, toured and recorded with international stars such as bassists Jay Anderson and George Mraz, drummers Jeff Ballard and Adam Nussbaum, organists Sam Yahel, Ondrej Pivec and Brian Charette and legendary saxophonist Bobby Watson.
Libor’s concert activities include four continents, most European countries, USA, Australia, China, cities like New York, Brisbane, Washington DC, Dublin, Denver, Sydney, Beijing, Istanbul, Milan, Melbourne, Berlin and London including the world’s most prestigious jazz clubs such as Pizza express, Smalls, Iridium, Blue Note, Dear Head Inn, and Bennetts Lane.
Libor has released multiple albums both as a leader and a sideman.
Still so young, at age of 35, Libor is widely considered to be one of the best jazz musicians in the Czech Republic and a leading representative of his generation. Critics appreciate his smooth, melodic approach backed by apparent love of jazz.
“Europe’s rising young jazz star “
– All About Jazz, USA