Magician drummer Pavel Fajt, known projects of the Danube, Pluto or Autopilote, considers music for witchcraft. For a drum perhaps doubly true, because with the rhythm of the shamans themselves in a trance. Ongoing Gathering of Drummers offers several positions and magical emotion and Fajt belongs to his spiritual fathers.
Zavzpomínejte, as Gathering of Drummers eleven years ago vznikl.V the time, I played a lot of improvised concerts. The musicians gathered on stage and creating audio music. Especially in Western Europe it was quite trend. I was doing at the time dramaturge music on Czech TV, named Crescendo and it was a series of concerts of bands and solo artists across genres. I often did interviews with musicians and a part of the project was also musical improvisation, which arose before the cameras and “new formation”. It was great and best for me was always playing with other drummers. And that was with the Agency AMP Romek Hanzlik idea Gathering of Drummers – annual meeting of players especially on (not only) percussion. I am in charge of artistic conception and production of Romek.
What did you have in that time the greatest experience?
I, a great experience that was the very first Gathering. It was conceived as a meeting of players from four continents and in addition they were on stage four drum kit. It was quite horrific beating a nightmare for the remaining four players on percussion. People were ecstatic, It went terribly, and I, that the joy of the experience not only gave a solid foundation for the entire project, but the reason for the continuation of. Since then we have moved, say, to the upper floors of music, but personally I strive, that each new year had in wearing the original playfulness, carelessness and hooliganism. Each year was something else, but I remember the last one, ever met in my opinion great players and suddenly began to appear within a few hours of testing magnificent, strange and most diverse songs with strong melodies and the spreading bubenickými party.
The more you follow when choosing musicians?
The very word is essential “solitér”. They are great drummers, technically and glowing sticks vibrating speed of light, but after a while it is clear, learned to play things, have a mainstream sound groovy and trendy. On youtube are tons of such videos. These players are obviously a win for music, that takes pride in belonging to, co frčí, but I, that the desire to resemble something is exactly, what is the Gathering. We feel we combine techno with classical music, industriál s Afrikou, Cuba and football with polka rhythms with jazz-rock. Moreover, even pretend, it's all right. Well, this musical phantasmagoria invited players must simply trust. This is the main criterion for selection – desire to mess around.
Who participates in this year's Gathering?
Last year was so important for us, that we would meet again. Occupancy is therefore very similar to the Gathering 2011. In addition Pribyl David Koller, which sends unmistakable. We have divided the role, which overlap. Miloš Vacík is music for the Caribbean, Tomáš Reindl is for Indian music, evropskou klasiku a elektroniku, Ephraim Goldin is Afriku, Pavel Koudelka and I have two “industriálové”, Zdenek Bina is the fifth element and David Koller This year will also sing quite, therefore “Drum Nightingale”. But can it be otherwise.
What tools are you taking with you?
I am very melodic drum kit concert drums, Mapex I made it to level plays a noble. Činely, percussion and some electronics as Wavedrum, etc.. I'm sure something else will be added to the scrapyard.
, Tell something about the concept or the concept of this year's
Podtitul turné je Magnetic Engine Tour, The main theme is the infinite energy, that surrounds us. We have great songs from last year, So certainly there are several sounds. We look forward to but new. A further plan is to do with David Koller some of his songs in Drum arrangement. In addition, I would like to add to the program some comic elements and amplified by “absurdity” the event.
Gathering is a harbinger of several preparation for an undisclosed location in the Jizera Mountains. How is?
Year, It's such a great combination of holiday camps us all. The task is within a few days to a program for two hours. It's always a big challenge and without the support of local it would not work. Great works too, our technical team, So light and sound, who is bringing them. Feast Vojíř makes it great. In Jizerkách, specifically in Smržovka is the first concert. The people have taken this project and look forward to your always packed house. Traditionally we make an afternoon concert for children with disabilities from Jedlicka Institute.
25.10. Brno – Metro Music Bar
26.10. Šumperk – DK
27.10. Hungarian Fort – Star
28.10. Rožnov pod – TKA
29.10. Jihlava – Drink
30.10. Bratislava – MMC
31.10. Louny – Vrchlický Theatre
1.11. Prague – Lucerna Music Bar
2.11. Nový Bor – Cinema City
3.11. Čáslav – Nitrogen Theatre
[Taken from ireport.cz – http://www.ireport.cz/rozhovory/15844-pavel-fajt-interview-trendari-na-slet-bubeniku-nepatri-.html ]