Magdalena was born in Ostrava, Czech Republic. She began to play the piano at the age of 6. Later on she learned to play the saxophone and flute.
Still in her teens, she won several national music competitions and began recording and touring together with other musicians and bands.
After her studies in Prague, she moved to Germany where she founded the Threestyle band together with
Robert Fertl (guitar, bass, trumpet) and her twin sister Gabriela Chovancova (drums, vibraphone). Since that time they have been touring the world on regular basis .
Robert Fertl was born in Bavaria-Germany. He began playing the guitar at the age of 6. Later on he learned to play the trumpet.
While studying in Munich Robert made rapid progress, winning National Guitar Competition with his own compositions, as well as First Place in the
National Jazz Competition in Berlin. Robert record his first vinyl LP with the age of 18 years, together with his longtime teacher and mentor Richard Klimeck.
After his studies in Germany he moved to Los Angeles 1989 to study the jazz guitar at the Musicians Institute Hollywood Los Angeles USA.
During that period he played with several Los Angeles local bands and musicians.
The band has collaborated with musicians, including Chris de Burgh, Chris Norman, Brosis, Raid Said Fred,Paul Brown , Gail Jhonson (Jazz in Pink)
Katja Rieckermann (Rod Stewart ) , Mack (Queen, ELO, Rolling Stones ), Nils, Jimmy Haslip, James L. Manning , Latonya Black, Lew Laing, Chris Troy,
Marcus Anderson,Roberto Vally, Julian Vaughn, Matt Marshak and more and continues to tour the world on a regular basis, from the U.S. (Palm Springs, Las Vegas, Seal Beach-Spaghettini, OHM Hollywood ) to South Africa (Shiraz Jazz Festival, China (Expo), Indonesia, Brazil, Australia to the Caribbean and
throughout Europe (Augsburg smoothjazz festival and more).
Threestyle truly personifies Smooth Jazz with killer originals and a sophisticated, modern spin with their blend of smooth, nu, funk, soul and chill jazz!
The band continues to tour the world on a regular basis, from the U.S. to South Africa, to the Caribbean and extensively throughout Europe!
Threestylejazz.com reviews and quotes: “One of the many musical genres Magdalena Chovancova fits superbly is Smooth Jazz . I love her ability to effortlessly slip from powerful energy in her playing to super smooth. This album is a treat and I can t wait to share it on my syndicated Best Smooth Jazz program.” Rod Lucas Best Smooth Jazz Radio & TV Show – London
“My new sound card I have inaugurated with Easily In Love and it was worth every cent. The sound melts away as acoustic honey.” Hans-Bernd Hülsmann – Smooth Jazz Daily Press
Thank you Magdalena Chovancova for sharing your exceptional talents with us. Dana Arentzen – Smoothjazz Magazine “As heard on smoothjazz.com
Global Radio – “A smooth, sexy groove…perfect for summer”~ SandyShore