Martina Fiserova — Shift (2015)671 Evergreen Av.
New York, NY 11207
★ Prague born singer and musician introducing her original songs recorded in Europe and in the USA. Supported by skilled international jazz players she meshes harmonic sophistication with unpretentious and personal expression.
★ Nominated in the following categories: Vocalist, Album, Song II.
Album release: 2015
01. Silver Streams 5:16
02. Crater 2:58
03. Song for Brian 3:15
04. Cold 3:47
05. Misunderstanding 2:26
06. Invisible Blood 3:57
07. And Fly! 3:06
08. My Wind 3:13
09. Chasm 3:14
10. Silver Moon 4:37
11. Closer 3:30
★ Martina Fišerová: vocals, guitars, tone lyres, slate xylophone, bronze metallophone, keyboard
★ Brian Charette: piano, hammond B3, keyboards
★ Dano Šoltis: drums (except for track 5)
★ Tomáš Baroš: double bass on tracks 1,2,3,6
★ Jaroslav Janek: bass guitar on track 4
★ Andrea Valentini: drums on track 5
★ Michal Matejka: guitar (and a stone) on track 11
» All songs written and arranged by Martina Fišerová
» Chris Sulit — Teaneck Sound Studio, NJ, USA
» Tomáš Kozelka — Dema, Praha, CZ
» Robert Tkáč — Klakson, Košice, SK
» Mixed by Chris Sulit at Teaneck Sound Studio, NJ, USA
» Mastered by Kevin Blackler at Blackler Mastering, Brooklyn, NYC, USA
» Photos by Jan Šroubek
» Graphic design by Ertaç Uygun
» A resident of New York City, Martina Fišerová is an experienced singer and musician from Prague, Czech Republic. She has performed with Impuls, Laco Deczi & Celula New York, Phishbacher Trio, Jan Kořínek, Bharata Rajnošek and many others, mostly on the Prague jazz scene and also internationally. Fišerová supported the Czech rock star singer Kamil Střihavka as his backing vocalist for several years while leading her own original acoustic band, and was also honored to join the renowned chanson singer Hana Hegerová in concert. In the fall of 2010, Martina joined the Prague Conservatory Jazz Orchestra (under the leadership of Milan Svoboda), to perform her original songs in Taiwan and Vietnam. In 2011 she took part in creating CD “Ty Lidi” (“These people”), the debut album of bassist Jaryn Janek. In 2012, Blue Season Art Agency released her jazz oriented debut CD “Clearing Fields” recorded with Grammy nominated New York City organist Brian Charette, who is also featured on her second album “Shift”, released in 2015. Shift was recorded both in Europe and in the USA and contains eleven original songs written by Martina.
» “I met Martina Fiserova a few years ago & immediately recognized a kindred spirit who was ready to embrace life & music in NY City.
» Since that time, she has managed to create her own singing & guitar style, combining influences, from Europe to the US.
» Her passion for composing, producing, playing all kinds of guitars, & combining Jazz, Pop, & Acoustic music has created a style that’s all her own..and she channels all of this through her original singing & irresistible personality..
» Check out Martina Fiserova ... Well worth the listen!!” — Lee Ritenour
»♦♠♦» Martina Fišerová is an experienced singer, songwriter and lyricist. Accompanying herself on guitar and piano she can play a solo show or perform with a full band.
»♦♠♦» She collaborated with following bands: Impuls, Laco Deczi & his Celula New York, Phishbacher Trio, Jan Kořínek & Groove, Rajnošek Band and many others.
»♦♠♦» M. Fišerová was supporting the Czech rock star singer Kamil Střihavka as his backing vocalist for several years while leading her own original acoustic band Seven Days.
»♦♠♦» She was honoured to perform in the show of the well respected first class chanson singer Hana Hegerová.
»♦♠♦» Tina also has theatre experience; the “Kudykam project” — which took place in the Prague State Opera.
»♦♠♦» In the fall 2010 she was asked to join the Prague Conservatory Jazz Orchestra under the leadership of the great Milan Svoboda to perform her original songs in Taiwan and Vietnam.
»♦♠♦» She graduated from J. Ježek Jazz College in 2011. In the same year she took part in making the debut album of well renowned bassist Jaryn Janek called “Ty Lidi” (Indies Scope) as a singer and lyricist.
»♦♠♦» In 2012 Blue Season Art Agency released her debut CD “Clearing Fields” with Grammy nominated New York City organist Brian Charette (see reviews in the Press Section).
»♦♠♦» In September 2013 she released a poetry book entitled Martezie.
»♦♠♦» At the present time she explores the New York City scene and has just recently released her new album of original music entitled “SHIFT”.
»♦♠♦» She also collaborates with Canadian artist Mimi Oz and is featured in music videos of Mimi Oz and New York underground avant–garde band Genes and Machines.
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