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Radio Band

Radio Band


Radio Band consists of the greatest Slovak jazz musicians of various age groups.

  • Led by a renowned jazz saxophonist Radovan Tariska
  • Various genres (jazz, funk, fusion, soul, latin, folklore)
  • Concerts, festivals, events, parties, ballroom dance parties
  • Jazz & funk show
  • Tunes made popular by famous musicians, e.g. Maceo Parker, Michael Jackson, Prince, Sting, Bob Marley,…
  • Besides well known musicians, Radio Band includes an emerging-generation of musicians like David and Aron Hodek, including Radovan Tariska‘s students
  • Radio Band also performs with guest musicians, such as: Anita Soul, Peter Lipa,…


Radovan Tariška

  • Renowned saxophone player, composer, music producer, teacher and bandleader
  • At the age of 22, he became the youngest musician to be honored with a Ladislav Martonik’s prize, The Jazzman of the Year
  • Performed and cooperated with outstanding musicians from all over the world: James Morrison, George Mraz, Oliver Kent, Harry Sokal, Jarek Smietana, Piotr Baron, Benito Gonzalez, Essiet Okon Essiet, Andreas Varady, Clerence Penn, Rodney Whitaker, Gary Smulyan


  • Members of Radio Band are variable
  • Bass guitar: Michal Šimko / Robert Vizvári / Aron Hodek
  • Dobule bass: Tomáš Baroš / Essiet O. Essiet
  • Keyboard: Eugen Vizváry
  • Piano: Benito Gonzalez / Dave Kikoski
  • Druhms: David Hodek
  • Horn section: 2 trumpets, 5 saxophones: Besides well known jazz musicians, it includes an emerging-generation of young musicians Sometimes times it is also enriched by the world‘s most famous jazz musicians Essiet O. Essiet, Benito Gonzalez, Gary Smulyan, Piotr Baron, Alex Sipiagin, Dave Kikoski…)