Syncope

The group consists of Mareks Logins, Peteris Liepins, Aris Ozols. All three musicians are educated professionals and have rich musical experiences in jazz and many other different music genres. Each of them has approved himself to be an excellent soloist and band member not only in Latvia but also beyond its borders.

Syncope is representing a genre that uniquely combines jazz, rock and world music. The band is performing their own original music, but alongside transcriptions of many Latvian folk songs and world-known popular pieces have been composed. Syncope has performed at the Saulkrasti Jazz Festival in Latvia, the Miami Beach Jazz Festival in the USA, as well as in various jazz clubs in Latvia and abroad. The band creates a dense, rhythmically syncopated sound within elegant melodies. Syncope has been founded in 2011 and in the fall of the year 2017 the band has released their debut album called. Musicians such as Alice Kante, Denis Pashkevichs and many others also have participated in “Focus” recordings.