FESTIVAL

Online registration is open for the workshops of Saulkrasti Jazz Festival 2017!

SEE YOU IN SAULKRASTI JAZZ 20th ANNIVERSARY

Special guest Jimmy Dludlu

July 22,  21:00

JIMMY DLUDLU was born in Mozambique. When he was 13 years old he first picked up a cousin’s home made guitar and started teaching himself to play by imitating the jazz and Mozambican music he heard on the radio. His first performances were at township weddings and functions with his cousin.

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FESTIVAL PROGRAM

Monday, July 17.

19:00

Music Academy /Lithuania/

20:00

Music Academy /Estonia/

21:00

Music Academy /Latvia/

Tuesday, July 18.

20:00

Blue Circle feat.Matilda Leko

21:00

Mirage Jazz Orchestra & Ieva Kerēvica

Wednesday, July 19.

19:00

LSD Trio

The music of LSD spans over a big spectrum of darkness and lightness, rough and smooth, and is filled with joy, swing and happiness.

For LSD (Lindborg, Sjöstedt & Daniel), the trio feels like a three-headed beast when they play together. One organism, one unit and a diabolic swing.

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20:00

Heavy Beauty

Heavy rock sound and jazz improvisation meet in the music of Heavy Beauty. Rarely used bass saxophone is the centre of the group, its sound range can vary from sensible beauty to raw violence.

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21:00

Trump Conception

Trump Conception is a jazz-funk orchestra that performs music
composed by their bassplayer Janno Trump. The band consists of 10
young Estonian jazz musicians. In April 2016, they released their
debut album “One”, which instantly got a warm and really positive
feedback from local music journalists and was chosen as the “album
of the month” by Radio Tallinn.

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Thursday, July 20.

19:00

Baltic Drummers League 2017 (drummers competition – final)

20:00

KLE2GO

Trio is a uniquely bold and innovative collaboration of the three musicians from Moscow, who are well recognized for their distinct playing style, consistent professionalism and prominent musical careers. Only a brief look at the Trio’s lineup would be enough to realize you are in for a musical treat that will most certainly stay in your memory, as each performance by this Trio is an event to remember.

21:00

Big Band “Jelgava” feat Cecile Verny

Friday, July 21.

19:00

Ilona Kudiņa Quintet

Ilona Kudiņa is back in Latvia leading the “Ilona Kudiņa Quintet”, a group of global citizens with Latvian roots. The Quintet consists of progressive instrumentalists and brings a unique voice to the current improvisational scene.

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20:00

Sharón Clark & Mattias Nilsson Trio

Sharón Clark, sultry chanteuse world-renowned for her her vibrato and incomparable tonality, has been heralded by every major newspaper including the Washington Post, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. Few singers are compared to the great ones. Ms. Clark embodies the blessed ones who had the voices heard once in a lifetime. Hearing her live makes the listener feel the rapture of perfection.

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21:00

Walk Away

Saturday, July 22.

12:00

XX Saulkrasti Jazz 2017 students concent

19:00

Dixieland “Sapņu Komanda”

21:00

Jimmy Dludlu

JIMMY DLUDLU was born in Mozambique. When he was 13 years old he first picked up a cousin’s home made guitar and started teaching himself to play by imitating the jazz and Mozambican music he heard on the radio. His first performances were at township weddings and functions with his cousin.

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