Pavel Jany has received "The Best of Wedding Vendors in Minnesota" award from The Knot in 2012, and "The Best of 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016" awards from the Gigmasters. He has a degree in classical guitar, and his solo guitar repertoire consists of a large selection of well known classical guitar pieces, renditions of popular American jazz standards, holiday/Christmas music, variety of guitar music styles such as bossa nova, flamenco, Beatles songs, and much more.
Range of Pavel Jany's music services does include music for wedding ceremonies, receptions, cocktail hours, and background music for private parties as well as for community and corporate events. Thanks to his great passion for music, extensive performing experience and a diverse repertoire, he can accommodate any type of event and social gathering.
In addition to his solo act, Pavel Jany is frequently performing with his duo, trio, quartet or quintet including female vocals, piano, flute/sax, violin, bass, or percussion.
Pavel Jany lives in the Twin Cites since 1991. He often participates in various jazz and international music projects, and he has worked and/or recorded with nationally recognized artists such as vocalists Lucia Newell, Linda Peterson, pianist Chris Lomheim, saxophonist Doug Little, percussionists Estaire Godinez, Marc Anderson, and many others. He is also a founder and leader of several local projects including bossa nova and Latin jazz ensembles Ticket To Brasil, Gypsy jazz trio Talking Strings, and his new international jazz ensemble World Jazz Collegium. Long list of his performances does include a number of local, national and international events such as The Winnipeg Jazz Festival, MN Orchestra SummeFest, Twin Cities Jazz Festival, Ordway World Stage Festival, Midtown Global Jazz Festival, and many more. Pavel has performed as a soloist for the Czech president Vaclav Havel during his visit to the USA. Music from Pavel's five albums is frequently featured on Jazz 88 KBEM FM, KFAI Radio, as well as on MN Public TV.
PJany Music Productions has been serving Minneapolis/Saint Paul communities since 1998. By providing just the right music for the right occasion, Pavel Jany has helped hundreds of clients turn their special events into everlasting memories.