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Petr Tichý

Petr Tichý(1974) is a Czech acoustic bass player originally from Jablonec nad Nisou. He studied upright bass playing at the Jazz Department of Prague’s HAMU and at the Jaroslav Ježek Conservatory, studying with Petr Kořínek, Jaromír Honzák, Miroslav Vitouš and Jiří Slavík. His flagship projects include the HLASkontraBAS duo with singer Ridina Ahmed and NTS along with Michal Nejtek and Štěpán Smetáček. Petr Tichý has worked with Floex, Orchestr Berg, the Continuo theatre, Marek Novotný, Vladimír Václavek, Palo Hammel, Ondřej Škoch, Míra Kemel, Sylvie Krobová, Feng-yűng Song, Jono Bono, Paul Novotny and Alexander Yasinsky, Květovaný kůň, Duende and many others. On this recording, he is playing gut strings of his own making, following the model of folk musicians in Terchová. For Petr, free improvising is like having a nice cup of coffee with friends.

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