Peter Graham's composition "Death has a Smile on its Face" will be performed at Ostrava Days festival 27.8.2015. Concert starts at 18:30 in St.Wenceslas Church. Pavel Zlamal will perform as a soloist on bassclarinet.
Concept of directed jamsessions under the leadership of Pavel Zlámal is on the agenda again. Both jazzandfreemusic,groovestraightforwardandbizarre, stylishenergy and breaking traditional forms. Journey to thehorizon, wheresurpriseisa freshcreativeelement.
18.11.2014 @ Music Lab - kickoff band Next Phase
B-Side Band - new CD "Meeting Point" released
28. 10. 2014
New instrumental CD of big band B-Side Band from Brno will be released 3.11.2014 at Sono centrum (Brno) at the concert of BSB with New York Voices - currently one of the best jazz a capella ensemble in the world. more atBSB website
PREMIERE: Death has a smile on its face
13. 09. 2014
Inthe context ofcontemporaryspiritualmusicconcertperformed byEnsembleOperaDiversaandtheEnsembleVersus, PavelZlamalassoloistwill premiereanother Peter Graham's composition: Deathhasasmileonitsfaceforbassclarinet,ensembleandchorus.
7th October 2014, 19.00, saint Augustin church, Brno
new ensemble started - Divergent Connections
26. 06. 2014
Debut performance of Divergent Connections ensemble took place 27.5.2014 at Theatre na Orlí in Brno. Band consisting of experienced jazzplayers, classical virtuosos, experimenters and improvisers is another unique achievement of Pavel Zlamal. Focused on directed improvisations PZ leads the band as a conductor, and extends the range of his impro-inventive projects.
14.2.2014 19:00 Prague Jazz Dock - featuring George Cremaschi
17.2.2014 20:00 Brno Metro Music Bar - featuring impro unit "Windhoor Squad" & underground captain Jaroslav Záděra
B-Side Band & Kurt Elling & Vojtěch Dyk
06. 12. 2013
3.12. - 7.12.2013 PZ as a member of B-Side Band is touring with Vojtěch Dyk and exclusive guest, world's best jazz singer Kurt Elling (USA). Giving concerts in Brno, Prague and Vienna.
14. 11. 2013
12.11. - 17.11.2013 PZ works as a visiting lecturer of improvisation at the University of Chichester. Giving workshops and performances also with Dr. Rod Paton, senior lecturer at University of Chichester.
SOLO LIVE "universum personalis"
31. 05. 2013
For the end of season PZ will perform his doctor-degree concert named "Universum Personalis"20.6.2013 at 19:30 in "Cellar Scene" of CED (Zelný Trh 9, Brno) completing a limited row ofsoloimprovisedconcerts - previously"IntimateTalks" on April 17, 2013inBethlehemChurch in Brno, and "Excerpts from Continuum" performed on May 28, 2013 in Chamberhallof JAMU Brno.
Directed session "Tribute to John Zorn"
31. 05. 2013
PZ's newly developed concept of directed (conducted) sessions called "Tribute to John Zorn" periodically organized at Ottoman Trumpet club (Opletalova 1, Brno). Come to experience another dimension of musical creation "on the spot". Again on Tuesday 4.6.2013
BRNO IMPROVISING UNIT
23. 04. 2013
Free improvising ensemble, led by Pavel Zlamal, will launch it's debut CD soon. Other upcomming live performances:
22.4.2013 20:00 Skleněná Louka, Brno
30.4.2013 18:00 Husův Sbor, Brno
20.6.2013 19:00 "Cellar scene" of CED, Brno - as a part of PZ doctor-degree concert
14. 01. 2013
In addition tosolo concerts, PZ prepares solo recording of own compositions and improvised inventions. Listenhere
Next Phase DEMO
15. 10. 2012
New DEMO of Next Phase already available. Complete new album comming soon. Sampleshere