Tomáš Hobzek (born 1980) began drumming sessions at Pilsen Conservatory.
During his studies he became part of the J.K. Tyl’s theater orchestra, where he
gained experience through playing classical music, which he did also through
playing with various student bands. In 1999 he attended Prague Jazz
Workshops and studied under Pavel Zbořil, Martin Šulc and Robert Balcar.
Tomáš was also at the birth of “Adam’s Apple Quintet”, and started to give
guest performances in Milan Svoboda’s bands.
Together with saxophonist Helena Marková, Tomáš established a band
named Work in Progress, where he demonstrated his composing abilities.
In 2004 he started attending Prague Jazz College of Jaroslav Ježek (Jazz
major), lead by Jarom