Jazz trumpeter Laco Deczi – Symphonic Ballads

Laco Deczi, photo: Petr Vidomus

In this edition, hear new music by jazz trumpeter Laco Deczi who left Czechoslovakia in the 1980s for America. The name of the album is Symphonic Ballads and was done in cooperation with Petr Janda, the frontman for the great Czech pop group Olympic.

Laco Deczi,  photo: Petr Vidomus
In a brief accompanying interview, Deczi jokes about the toughness of life for New York musicians. The trumpeter also weighs in on President-elect Donald Trump (hint: he’s a fan) and talks a little about the new material.