Ziljabu Nights

Ziljabu Nights

Miroslav Vitous

Label: Intuition
Format: CD
Barcode: 0608917132021
Catalog number: INTCHR 71320
Releasedate: 14-10-16
- volume 8 of the prestigious series "European Jazz Legends"
This recording of Miroslav Vitous is the eighth publication in the “European Jazz Legends” series. In hindsight, “Infinite Search,” the title of Miroslav Vitous’ first album as a leader from 1970, which featured players like Herbie Hancock, John McLaughlin, Jack DeJohnette, or Joe Henderson, seems prophetic. The bassplayer, composer, educator, former member of the Czech Olympic swimming team, co-founder of the trailblazing group “Weather Report,” and the man behind “the go-t string library for producers and film composers,” is still constantly on a quest, and never without a project. At 68, Vitous is far from retiring, working on a symphony, preparing gigs with a Big Band or the Prague Symphony, and occasionally presenting his music in concerts with his current group. This live recording from the Theater Gutersloh presents him with his band- featuring Aydin Esen on keyboards, Roberto Gatto on drums, and Gary Campbell and Robert Bonisolo on saxophones, int