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Iordache was born in 1967 in Bucharest, Romania, and began playing saxophone in 1990. His first influences were Charlie Parker, Lee Konitz and Ornette Coleman. In the early 90's he played with Harry Tavitian's Blues Community. Between '96 and '99 he played with pianist Lucian Ban's Jazz Unit, then with bassist Vlaicu Golcea's Rebop Factory. In '99 he was asked to play alto with Orient Express, a 9-piece band led by pianist Harry Tavitian and recorded the album "Axis Mundi". After discovering Sun Ra and reading his biography by John Szwed, he started a band called "Outer Space Seven", a septet dedicated to Sun Ra's music


"Garden Beast" By Iordache Recently Released By Fiver House Records

"Garden Beast" By Iordache Recently Released  By Fiver House Records

Iordache's jazz funk album Garden Beast was recently released by his own record label, Fiver House Records in jny:Bucharest The album is inspired by Iordache's own garden and the animals and plants within it, as well as nature's own rhythms and cycles. The band is a septet which features saxophonist Iordache, trumpet player Sebastian Burneci, trombonist ...

Garden Beast

Label: Fiver House Records
Released: 2013

One Life Left

Label: Fiver House Records
Released: 2012
Track listing: Triangle #1; One Life Left #2; Peace #3; Suriname #4; Pyramid #5; I Guess It's Love #6; Stranger On A Train #7;


Garana Jazz Festival, Garana, Romania, July 12-15 2012

Read "Garana Jazz Festival, Garana, Romania, July 12-15 2012" reviewed by Adriana Carcu

Garana Jazz FestivalGarana, RomaniaJuly 12-15, 2012The 16th edition of the Garana open-air Jazz Festival gathered over 5,000 jazz lovers in a glade called the Wolf's Clearing, in the southern Carpathians. The weather conditions were excellent--a factor that should not be taken for granted; in Garana, it has rained during each of the last ...


My New Album "One Life Left" Was Released In Cluj and Bucharest

My New Album "One Life Left" Was Released In Cluj and Bucharest

Iordache's new album One Life Left (Fiver House Records) was released in Cluj and Bucharest last week. Personnel include: Iordache (saxophone), Petre Ionutescu (trumpet), Lucian Nagy (saxophone), Dan Alex Mitrofan (guitar), Toni Kuhn (keyboards and guitar), Utu Pascu (bass) and Tavi Scurtu (drums). One Life Left was recorded by Alexandru Pascu from AudioTM at Casa Tineretului ...

Take Five With Iordache

Read "Take Five With Iordache" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Meet Iordache:I was born in 1967 in Bucharest, Romania, where I still live. I started playing saxophone in 1990. My first gigs were with rock groups. In 2000 I started a band which was dedicated to the music of Sun Ra, called Outer Space Five. After my tunes started to outnumber the others I ...


Label: A&A Records
Released: 2005


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