“…But the point is that like Thelonius Monk, Lester Young, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Artie Shaw, Tony Scott, Jimmy Hamilton, Buddy De Franco, Jimmy Giuffre, Benny Goodman, Michael Brecker and so many others that have shaped our dreams and brought awerennes and beauty into our lives, the world is unquestionably fortunate to have a developing “musicians musician” like Petr Kroutil. ”

Harry Skoler

Ass. Profesor/Woodwind Dept.Berklee College of MusicBoston, U.S.A.


My life & Jazz

Petr Kroutil, clarinetist, saxophonist, vocalist, composer and arranger was born in Czech Republic on January 31, 1973 in Prague. He studied jazz music from a very young age. Petr began playing the recorder at the age of six, and at nine he began studying the clarinet. After graduating high school he than went on to study at The Jaroslav Jezek Conservatory of Music where he graduated with his degree on Jazz Performance….more