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Trondheim Jazzfest 2019: Part 1-2

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Trondheim Jazzfest
Trondheim, Norway
May 9-10, 2019

Trondheim, Norway's third largest city and the country's center of intelligence in science, engineering and technology, holds a key position in Norwegian history and identity in general, and in jazz/music specifically.

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Trondheim Jazzfest 2019: Part 2-2

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Trondheim Jazzfest
Sylvie Courvoisier Trio
Trondheim, Norway
May 10, 2019

Trondheim, Norway's third largest city and the country's center of intelligence in science, engineering and technology, holds a key-place in Norwegian history and identity in general, and in jazz/music specifically. The six-day Trondheim Jazzfest starts ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Tamara Obrovac Transhistria Ensemble: live@ZKM

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In November 2016, in celebration of her 20-year recording career, Tamara Obrovac took to the stage of the Zagreb Youth Theatre with the Transhistria Ensemble. In front of a sold-out crowd, the Croatian singer and composer performed a concert recorded as live@ZKM. The two-disc set features 11 of Obrovac's compositions, written alone and in collaborations, taken ...

Mimika Orchestra

Mimika Orchestra was founded in London in 2010 by the Croatian composer and saxophonist Mak Murtic. It has been dubbed as one of London's most creative, trans- idiomatic orchestras, taking audiences on an adventurous journey to where jazz collides with other musical genres and art forms, telling anthropological, cultural and mythological stories of the future and the past. Mimika played at the London Jazz Festival 2012/14/15, Love Supreme Jazz Festival 2014 (Winners of the Jazz FM Discovery Competition), Latitude Festival, Olympic & Paralympic Festivals, and renowned London venues such as The Vortex Jazz Club, RichMix, Regularly at the Bussey Building, The Forge, Union Chapel, Courtyard Theatre, and is hosting a monthly residency at the Spice of Life in Soho

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Tamara Obrovac: Ulika Revival

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In 1998 singer and songwriter Tamara Obrovac, from Istria in Croatia, released Ulika (CBS), an album dedicated to her grandmother. Ulika Revival revisits a dozen songs from that album, presenting new renditions informed by the 15 or 16 years that lie between the two releases. The revival is a great success, a masterly collection of strikingly ...

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Jazz au Chellah Festival 2013

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Jazz au Chellah Festival
Chellah
Rabat, Morocco
September 11-15,2013

The evening breeze on summer nights caresses the walls of the fortress while seagulls hover all over the towers. The moon is discernible from afar. In the distance, you can spot swarms of people walking down a long alley leading to the ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

The 2nd Valamar Jazz Festival in - Porec, Istria (Croatia)

The 2nd Valamar Jazz Festival in - Porec, Istria (Croatia)

The 2nd Valamar Jazz Festival will be held at seven different locations in Poreč, July 6-9, 2011

The first evening of the main program will be held on July 7, 2011 in the Euphrasian Basilica, the most beautiful integrally preserved monument of early Byzantine architecture in the Mediterranean region. In the unique sacral setting of the ...

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New Song / Video Within the Multimedia Project Panphonia Istriana/Istrian Polysounds

New Song / Video Within the Multimedia Project Panphonia Istriana/Istrian Polysounds

Within the culturological multimedia project aimed at the revitalization of the dialectal and musical heritage of Istria, PANPHONIA ISTRIANA/ISTRIAN POLYSOUNDS, Tamara and transhistria ensemble put to music the poem “Se me ra morta privari," on Vlaski/Zejanski dialect, by Silvana Brkaric Krculic. The 2nd DVD dedicated to this dialect will be released soon! The visual identity of the project ...