All compositions by Martin Brunner
Martin Brunner: piano
Martin Brunner is a jazz pianist and composer, and comes from Hradec Králové, the Czech Republic. His interest in music started in his early childhood. He studied classical piano at the Conservatory in Pardubice and then composition at the Jaroslav Ježek Conservatory in the class led by jazz pianist and composer Karel Růžička. He also attended lessons of arranging led by pianist and bandleader Milan Svoboda and jazz interpretation by pianist Matej Benko.
Martin Brunner Trio is a band of a standard jazz trio format and it focuses exclusively on playing the original compositions. The trio was founded in autumn 2007 in Prague and the original line-up consisted of Martin Brunner – Martin Kapusník – Petr Mikeš. From 2007 to 2010, it performed at many concerts and festivals in the Czech Republic. In June 2009, the CD “Behind the Clouds” (containing nine original compositions) was released under the Czech label “Arta Records” and the trio toured the Czech Republic to promote the album. The composition “Behind the Clouds” was awarded “Best Jazz Composition of the Year” (by the “Bohemia Jazz Fest” and OSA association) and this piece was also released as a part of the retrospective CD of Arta Records (CD “Everybody Goes To Agharta”). The album was also very successful on the Japanese market.
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