The first time Skip Wilkins František Uhliř and Jaromir Helešic played together was in January 2012. The following day they got the opportunity of playing at Birdland Neuborg on the Danube. they hit it off and by the time this recording was made in February 2013, they had performed together over 40 times. The trio brings in a mix of standards and originals setting off with The Second Time Around." Wilkins lets the melody ebb and flow before he gets into its depth playing with an effervescence that never loses the lyrical thread. Uhliř and Helešic add a ...read more
Founded in January, 2012 in Prague after an almost impromptu first gig together as a group, Trio WUH--which, although had been a part of a previous recording from the Prague Castle along with several other groups--present their solo debut album Live at Jazzinec taken from a 2013 live recording in Trutnov, Czech Republic. Spending his time between Pennsylvania and the Czech Republic, American pianist Skip Wilkins and Czech band mates, string bassist Frantisek Uhlir and drummer Jaromir Helesic, were in the middle of a three-week tour when one of their live performances--at Festival Jazzinec--happened to be recorded without their knowledge ...read more
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