Emil Viklický: Ballads And More

Emil Viklický, Ballads And More (ARTA). Writing the other day about František Uhlíř triggered a search through recently arrived CDs for the latest collection by Emil Viklický's trio. Viklický is the pianist in whose group Uhlíř has long been the bassist. He has collaborated with his contemporary George Mraz, another virtuoso Czech bassist, on two albums combining their beloved Moravian folk music with the jazz forms of which they are masters. I have been listening to Ballads And More all day … [Read more...]