Latvijas Radio bigbends

LATVIJAS RADIO BIG BAND ft KRISTAPS LUBOVS & KRISTĪNE PRAULIŅA

Concert series: Latvijas Radio bigbenda grupa


Latvian Radio Big Band musicians launch a new concert series "In the Spotlight".  

Kristaps LubovS is a young generations jazz musician, saxophonist, and composer. Currently, Kristaps plays in the Latvian Radio Big Band, as well as operates in various other groups such as '' Maris Briezkalns Quintet'', 'Kristīne Prauliņa Kvintets', 'Very Cool People', ‘’Pieneņu vīns’’, 'The Sound Poets', collaborates with Ralfs Eilands, Evilen Protector and others. He has played with Michael Pipoquinja, Liz Rosa, Deniss Paškevičs, Randy Brecker, Kurt Elling, Marius Neset, Laura Rizzotto, Seamus Blake, Kurt Rosenwinkel and James Morrison.

Kristaps has performed in Belgium, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, the USA, Germany, Finland, Russia, and has been actively composing and performing with his jazz quintet and Cooltet.  

In the first part of the concert it will be possible to hear jazz standarts performed in the West Coast / Cool jazz manners, Kristaps' arrangements. The West Coast / Cool jazz stylistics is a distinctive ensemble game with no harmonic instrument, which gives the rest of the music a wider view of the pieces, improvisation and joint interplay. 

Part two of the concert you will be able to enjoy Kristaps Lubov's own compositions in the performance of Jazz Quintet. Kristaps' music is energetic, melodic and based on improvisation. Each piece has its own story, which takes the listener into wonderful musical adventures. 

The concert takes place within the VEF JAZZ CLUB concert series.

FEATURED ARTISTS
3. October, 19:00
VEF CULTURE PALACE