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The base of BASTA Trio is Tábor, city located in South Bohemian region. The band enchants with original arrangements, as well as distinctive sound. BASTA Trio works with both classical and folk tunes in really unconventional ways.
Mysterious ways of faith somehow joined together musicians of remarkable skills.
Vojtěch Vrtiška – classic guitar player and soloist – finished his studies at Academy of Performing Arts in Prague under leadership of worldwide known guitar virtuoso, composer and educator, prof. Štěpán Rak. Besides BASTA trio, Vojta takes part in several bands, such as „Sanity Guitar Duo“, „Latin Jazz Quartet“ and others. Besides that he also teaches guitar and not only himself, but also his students achieve great success.
Stanislav Fakan – violin soloist – after finishing his studies at School of Arts in Prešov with the help of famous violin player Vladimír Štefan, continued his career at Žilina conservatory under leadership of famous violin player and educator Ľubomír Kudja, and afterwards also in Topolčany and Bánská Bystrica.
From his early years he used to perform with his own band, as well as with folklore groups. These experiences are reflecting in his musical activities until these days.
At the beginning of 2019 Radek Růžička is changed for Esko Mäkinen, finnish upright bass player.
Martin Smažík – former hosting drummer – also recently became a new regular member of the band. You might have noticed him as random member of Prague orchestra „Bezdrev“
and the sound of his cajon aids another new perspective to the remarkable listener’s experience.
Interesting guests, such as foreign musicians and singers are ether common bonus taking part in band’s venues.
Come to hear us and find out for yourselves – we are looking forward to playing for you.