Eva Holická is a well-known Prague instrumentalist who plays bass guitar with a number of groups including jazz-funk band 'Let's Do It Tonight' and the Brazilian-influenced 'Duende' whose name perfectly captures that indefinable electricity that connects performers and audiences - especially when the playing is as brilliant and rhythmically tight as this. Listen to 'Lonely Cat' by clicking the ► button above.
She and her friends play at numerous venues at home and abroad, and can be often heard at clubs around the city, including the new Jazz Dock on the embankment.
For yesterday's festival in Vršovice she teamed up with musicians from these and other groups, including Honza Karez-Soukup on sax and vocals, Vítek Pospíšil on keyboards, Martin Kreuzberg on drums and Tomislav Zvardoň on guitar.
The specially-formed lineup of Eva and her friends played an impressively wide range of jazz-funk and groove numbers as well as pop classics throughout the afternoon.