321 East 73rd Street, 3rd Floor

New York City, NY 10021

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Jazzy Christmas Concert

concert 19 December, 2016 - 7:00 PM

[BBLA at Bohemian National Hall]


Peter Moc, a young Czech Dublin-based jazz guitarist, will be joined by two other renown American musicians - David Schroeder on saxophone and Sheryl Bailey on guitar - in a special Christmas concert. The program will include original compositions by David Schroeder, songs from the Great American song book and jazz renditions of American, Irish and Czech traditional Christmas music. 


Sheryl Bailey is among the best bop guitar player with a fresh approach. She is an associate professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston and has performed alongside jazz icons such as Richard Bona, George Garzone, Howard Alden, Jack Wilkins, Peter Bernstein and many more. Sheryl’s instructional DVDs, text books are distributed and published all over the world. She gives workshops at Stanford, LA Academy of Music, NYU.

Peter Moc, Czech guitarist, composer and educator based in Dublin in Ireland since 2010, has studied and played with a god-father of jazz-rock Larry Coryell, Sheryl Bailey, Libor Smoldas, Kevin Brady and many more. Peter has been organizing a tribute to American jazz guitarist Emily Remler since 2015, which turned out to be great success in 2015 and 2016 with his quintet featuring Larry Coryell. In December 2016, Peter will be in New York City recording his second album with guitarist Lage Lund.

Saxophonist David Schroeder is the Director of Jazz Studies at New York University where he is the creator and host of the successful NYU Steinhardt Jazz Interview Series on YouTube with over a million viewers worldwide. Some of his guests include legendary jazz artists such as Wayne Shorter, John Scofield, Jimmy Cobb, Carla Bley and Chris Potter.  Schroeder is also artist director of the eclectic jazz group Combo Nuvo and is a member of the Executive Board of Directors for the New York Foundation for the Arts. As the Director NYU Study Abroad sites for the NYU Steinhardt Department of Music, Schroeder oversees the music programs at NYU Paris and NYU Prague, where his students gain confidence in pursuing international careers in music. 


BBLA at Bohemian National Hall
321 East 73rd St, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021


Free and open to the public. Suggested donation: $5.


This event is organized by Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences in New York, with support of BBLA. Sponsored by Kolowratek Foundation.

Bohemian Benevolent & Literary AssociationHospodaThe National Czech and Slovak MuseumAmerican Friends of the Czech RepublicCzech CenterConsulate General