Emotions: Trumpeter Štěpánka Balcarová’s album inspired by motherhood

Štěpánka Balcarová

Trumpeter and composer Štěpánka Balcarová, a two-time Anděl Award winner in the jazz category, recently released a new album inspired by her own experience of becoming a mother. It includes eight compositions, inspired by one of the basic human emotions. Called simply Emotions, the album was voted Czechia’s second best jazz album of 2023 by Czech Radio’s Czech Jazz Harvest critics’ poll.