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Orchestr Ferdinanda Havlika ( Ferdinand Havlik Orchestra )
active from year 1959

originally Semafor Theatre orchestra, founded by jazz clarinetist Ferdinand Havlik. Thanks to its professionality, it grewover the boundaries of theatre accompanying orchestra; a lot of pop and swing stars of that time used it as studio orchestra for their recordings.


Members:

Ferdinand Havlik  (since 1958)
Vladimir Kulhanek "Guma"  (1972-1973)
Jaroslav Strudl, saxophones
Cenek Kummer "Vincenc Kummer"

Discography:

Swingujici Semafor , Cesky rozhlas 1996

samplers etc.:

Zuzana neni pro nikoho doma ( Suzanne Is Not Home For Anybody ) , Supraphon 1964
Ceskoslovensky jazz 1965 ( Czechoslovak jazz 1965 ) , Supraphon 1966
Night Club '67 , Supraphon-Artia 1967

SP / EP:

Ach, ta laska nebeska / ... ( Matuska, Waldemar ) , Supraphon 1961
Pisen o rose / Slunicko ( Songs Of The Dew / Sunny ) ( Suchy, Jiri ) , Supraphon 1961
Semafor twist / ... , Supraphon 1962
Klokan / ... ( Big Beat Quintet ) , Supraphon 1963
Motyl / Z meho zivota ( Malknechtova, Jana ) , Supraphon 1963 ,
Zivot je pes / Sane ( Sedlacek, Pavel ) , Supraphon 1963
Krasne je zit / Pinkertonovy ruze ( Chladil, Milan ) , 1967

participation:

Kdyby tisic klarinetu ( If A Thousand Clarinets ) ( Suchy, Jiri ) , Supraphon 1965
Jonas a doktor Matrace ( Jonas And Dr. Mattress ) ( Suchy, Jiri ) , Supraphon 1969
Basnici a sedlaci / Revizor v santanu ( Poets And Farmers / Inspector In A Café-chantant ) ( Suchy, Jiri ) , Supraphon 1971
Kytice ( Bouquet ) ( Suchy, Jiri ) , Supraphon 1974
Jitka Molavcova ( Molavcova, Jitka ) , Supraphon 1975
Pisnicky a povidani ze Semaforu ( Songs And Talks From Semafor ) ( Suchy, Jiri ) , Panton 1977 ,
Evergreeny ze Semaforu 1 ( Evergreens From Semafor 1 ) ( Suchy, Jiri ) , Panton 1987
Evergreeny ze Semaforu 2 ( Evergreens From Semafor 2 ) ( Suchy, Jiri ) , Panton 1989
Evergreeny ze Semaforu 3 ( Evergreens From Semafor 3 ) ( Suchy, Jiri ) , Panton 1990
Zuzana je sama doma / Pisnicky ze Semaforu 5 ( Suzanne Is Home Alone ) ( Suchy, Jiri ) , Bonton Music 1997


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