JVLMA & RDKS bigband was created in january 2018th and is lead by saxophonist, composer Davis Jurka. The band consists of students from Latvian Music Academy and Riga Dome Choir school. The band has participated in Saulkrasti Jazz Festival last year together with Ingas Berzinas vocal class students. This year our special guests will be trombone player and band leader Pete Madsen from USA, Omha state university. But that is not all, Pete is bringing a students combo from Omaha and they will play in the band as well. You’ll hear Indrikis Veitners as a soloist too.