Radek Nemejc

BIO

Radek Němejc - czech jazz drummer,  was born in Pilsen on 29.5.1971. His first music teacher was the legendary czech trumpeter František Kučera, then he attented Jaroslav Ježek Conservatory under teacher Vladimír Žižka. He was chosen by a team of teachers from the Copenhagen Conservatory for study visit workshop in Copenhagen, led by Ed Thigpen, Barry Harris and Django Bates. Thank to performance in a band with Zuzana Dumková, he was invited by famous czech double-bass player Jaromír Honzák, with whom he first performed in the trio of guitarist Sammy Vomacka and went on his first concert tour of Germany. Further cooperation with promiment musicians from Czech republic and abroad followed: Karel Růžička s., Karel Růžička j., Antonín Gondolán, Věra Gondolánová, Filip Gondolán, Najponk,  Robert Balzar, Stanislav Mácha, Tomáš Baroš, Julius Baroš, Ondrej Krajňák, Jozsef Botosz, Josef Fečo, Štěpán Markovič, Kuba Cichocki Matija Dedic, W. de Oliveira, Joe Gallardo, Olga Škrancová, Brian Charette, Kornel Fekete-Kovacs, Vojtěch Eckert, Gabriel Jonáš, Tony Pusztai, Ondřej Štveráček, Dan Fiedler, Jiří Nedoma etc.

 
In 1990 - 2000 occasionally recorded in FISIO recording studio. He cooperated as a guest with following orchestras: SOČR, OPSO, PSO, OFO, AGON, he recorded therater and film music with Varhan Bauer, Vladimír Franz, and musicals in the team of Ondřej Brousek, Jan Kučera etc.

In the past he also wrote and recorded music for Epoque string quartet and jazz trio for the opening exhibition photographs by Hanzelka and Zikmund in the pilsen synagogue. He also wrote and recorded theater music for theater performances "Sen Noci Svatojánské" and for Divadlo Komedie "Quartet podle Laclose". In 2009 he has been involved in educational activity, at present at International Conservatory in Prague. He performes in the projects: Radek Němejc Q., Julius Baroš Q., Zuzana Vlčeková Q., Luci Radecká & trio, Filip Gondolán Gang, in the musical Hello Dolly and occasional projects.

Festivals: Jazz Fest Praha (CZE)( Karel Růžička s., Karel Růžička j.), ( Antonín Gondolán, George Mráz.), tour of Spain with Agon orchestra., Umbria Jazz Fest (ITA) (Zuzana Dumková), 39th Montreal Jazz Festival (Ondrej Krajňák), Jazz FestBerlin (DE) (Karel Růžička, W. de Oliveira, J. Galardo, R. Němejc, J. Fečo), Medzinárodný jazzový festival Košice ( Julius Baroš Q.), V4 Jazz Fesztivál Budapest (Julius Baroš Q.)

Discography:

Karel Růžička & Karel Růžička jr.: Flight /1995/
Vladimír Franz: Kamenný most/ Svita z hudby k filmu Tomáše Orla/ /1996/
HAIR/VLASY: Muzikál /1997/
Vladimír Franz: Circus Humberto /1998/
Vladimír Franz: Faust /1998/
Vladimír Franz: Bloudění – Pašije – Maryša /1999/
Vladimír Franz : Júdit /1999/
Vladimír Franz: Rút /2000/
Radek N.session: Singing oblong/Zpívající obdélník /2000/
Jan Kučera & Epoque Q.: Stav beztíže /2001/
Vladimír Franz : Kruhy do ledu /Markéta Lazarová /2002/
The Prague Swing Orchestra: Pražské jaro /2003/
V.B. Jazz Quarted: Maybe /2003/
Olga Škrancová Band: When I fall in love /2003/
Vladimír Franz: Ha-Hamlet!!! /2005/
Pavla Milcová: Mentolový král /2006/
Zuzana Dumková: Balance /2007/
Karel Růžička: Cesty/Ways /2008/
Nanuki DVD: hudba k dokumentárnímu filmu o Africe /2009/
Antonín Gondolán: Vlastní cestou /2010/
Ondřej Štveráček Quartet: What´s outside /2010/
Karel Růžička Septet: Jazz na Hradě /2010/
Štěpán Markovič Q. + Saxtet: Jazz na Hradě /2012/
Ingrid Bezak: Deep inside /2015/

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