1996: Robert Balzar formed a group under his own name, the Robert Balzar Trio.
1998: The Robert Balzar Trio recorded their first CD, TRAVELLING (Jazzpoint). This album was voted 1998 CD of the Year by Czech Radio Jazz Test.
2000: The Robert Balzar Trio recorded their second CD, ALONE (Cube/Metier). This album was voted the Best Czech CD of the Year. The group was also voted 2000 Best Group of the Year.
2002: The Robert Balzar Trio provided the music for Yvonne Sanchez's acclaimed debut album, INVITATION (Cube/Metier). This album was nominated for a Czech Grammy Award.
2005: The Robert Balzar Trio recorded their third CD, OVERNIGHT (Sony/BMG). This album was nominated for a Czech Grammy Award.
2006: The Robert Balzar Trio played the Istanbul Jazz Festival (TR), Birmingham Jazz Festival (UK) and some dates in Stockholm (S).
2007: Along with their typically busy concert schedule, the Robert Balzar Trio also played the Tel Aviv Jazz Festival (Israel), the Cheltenham Jazz Festival (UK) and some dates in Chicago (USA).
2008: The Robert Balzar Trio released TALES (Sony/BMG), a collaboration with celebrated American jazz guitarist John Abercrombie (ECM).
2009: A year that was focused on live work kicked off in March with the Robert Balzar Trio touring the Czech Republic, Slovakia and England with guitarist John Abercrombie. In June, the Trio played a five-night stand in New York City. Live work in the latter part of the year saw a particular focus on Trio concerts with renowned Czech singer Dan Bárta (including dates in Spain) in preparation for the recording of a collaborative album in 2010.
2010: Long-time live collaborators The Robert Balzar Trio and Dan Bárta recorded and released their first album, the acclaimed and best-selling THEYORIES (Taita). The album was recorded in Prague, mixed and mastered in New York. The release of THEYORIES was followed by a promotional tour of the Czech and Slovak Republics. This album was nominated for a Czech Grammy Award.