Curriculum vitae

Petr Dvorský, kontrabas (1966)
Petr Dvorský - DoublebassGraduated The Jazz Conservatory of Jaroslav Jezek in Prague and studied classical music at Prof. Jan Kment, Prof. Vaclav Fuka and Prof. Jiri Valenta. He was a member of the debut jazz quartet “The Four” which won the competition of The International Jazz Festival Karlovy Vary in 1990. Since 1991 he has been an integral member of the Czech jazz scene and has been collaborating with many great Czech and abroad jazz musician, such as Karel Růžička, Emil Viklický, Štěpán Markovič, František Kop, Sandy Lomax, Mark Vinci, Steve Lacy, Ingrid Jensen, Markus Printup, Randy Brecker, Jaroslav Jakubovic, Julian Nicholas etc. to name some of them. In 1994 he was rewarded with Pavel Wlosok Trio at the international competition Jazz Juniors in Krokow in Poland. For several years, Petr Dvorsky has been nominated in The Czech Jazz Society Award as a talent of the year.
Nowadays, besides ocassion cooperation with Josef Vejvoda Trio, Petr Dvorský is a member of The Czech Radio Bigband, he also plays in Emil Viklický Trio, then in the two progressive bands "Infinite Quintet" and “Points”, the bands formed by raising, talented young musicians, with Elena Sonenshine & Jocose Jazz, in the Czech-Finnish project “The Connection” and is a member of the modern sextet called by the leader “Rajnošek B.and. P. Dvorsky is also active in jazz education area – for two years, he has been a director of The Summer Jazz Workshop in Prague organized by the Czech Jazz Society.