Jan Smigmator is set to be the first Czech jazz singer to perform at the famous Carnegie Hall in New York. His solo concert will take place on April 29, 2023 during which he will perform the famous repertoire of The Great American Songbook. Smigmator will be accompanied by The New York Sextet which comprises musicians from a band of the legendary American singer Tony Bennett, including two Czech jazzmen.
The band will meet for the first time only a couple of days before the concert in New York. It includes a music producer and jazz pianist Jan Steinsdörfer, an excellent player on Hammond organ Jan Andr and the members of Tony Bennett quartet – double bassist Marshall Wood and guitar player Gray Sargent from Boston, legendary Californian drummer Harold Jones and swing matador, tenor saxophonist Scott Hamilton.The New York concert will also be released as an album Jan Smigmator Live At Carnegie Hall. All details about the concert can be found at www.smigmator.com as well as on the official pages of Carnegie Hall www.carnegiehall.org – tickets to be purchased on this page as well.
“It’s a dream of any musician to have a solo concert at the famous Carnegie Hall. It’s the Mecca of music and also the biggest accomplishment that can be achieved in the music world. It is a reference that opens the doors to the entire world. It signifies that you do your job very well. It is wonderful that we will play alongside the best American musicians,” says Jan Smigmator.