Biography

Tomas Jochmann was born in Prešov, Slovak Republic on September 9, 1986. He began playing piano at age five.

He studied at the Conservatory of Jaroslav Ježek from 2003 to 2009 in Prague, Czech Republic and after graduating continued on at the Higher Specialized School of Jazz of Jaroslav Ježek from 2010 to 2012.

During his studies at the Conservatory, he begin to regularly participate in several international jazz workshops in Italy: Tuscia in Jazz Workshop (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013), Ronciglione Jazz Spring (2011) and Barry Harris Workshop in Rome (2013). Among his teachers were eminent jazz musicians such as Kenny Barron (2008, 2009), Dado Moroni (2009, 2010), David Kikoski (2011), Antonio Ciacca (2011), Aaron Parks (2013) and Barry Harris (2013).

In 2013, he had the opportunity to play live with renowned musicians like Kurt Rosenwinkel, Rosario Giuliani and Justin Faulkner. (see in Videos)

Tomas is currently living in Prague and has been touring across Europe since 2003. Playing concerts throughout countries such as Taipei (Taiwan), Ha Noi (Vietnam), Cairo (Egypt), Muri (Switzerland) and Berlin (Germany) were very inspiring.

As time went by, he started to be well known for reliable accompaniment for singers of various genres and styles.

Tomas is giving piano lessons. For more information click here.

Photo by Miloš Greš

Rosario Giuliani Quintet – Inner Urge

Inner Urge by Joe Henderson: Rosario Giuliani – sax, Kurt Rosenwinkel – guitar, Tomas Jochmann – piano, Enrico Mianulli – double bass, Dario Panza – drums, Notte Bianca in Bagnoregio 3.8.2013

Justin Echols Quartet – My Foolish Heart

My Foolish Heart by Victor Young & Ned Washington: Justin Echols – voice, Tomas Jochmann – piano, Lukáš Kytnar – double-bass, Tomáš Hobzek – drums, Městské divadlo Kolín 24.1.2012

“Tribute to Duke” (IT/USA/SK) – Caravan

Caravan by Juan Tizol: Rosario Giuliani – sax, Aldo Bassi – trumpet, Tomas Jochmann – piano, Lorenzo Jose Buffa – double bass, Justin Faulkner – drums, Piazza Biondini di Bagnoregio (VT) 1.8.2013

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