All About Jazz

Home » Search Center » Results: Vilnius

Results for "Vilnius"

Advanced search options

The Ditties

The Ditties is a vocal trio from Lithuania, formed by three young professional jazz singers and performing early swing vocal music from 1930 and 1940, which is best known for the close harmony and syncopated rhythm.Trio fascinates with its energy, delicacy and joyful mood. The harmony of the voices, playfulness, vintage clothes and special repertoire will bring you into the swinging decade. It's also a great pleasure for those who nowadays miss the acoustic and cozy jazz sound. The instrumental section ( saxophone, guitar and double bass ). Band Members
The Ditties - queens of swing:
Veronika Čičinskaitė-Golovanova - vocal,
Rūta Švipaitė - vocal,
Ugnė Bakanauskaitė - vocal. Joined at concerts by swing virtuoso:
Remigijus Rančys - saxophone, melodika,
Paulius Volkovas - guitar,
Denis Murašov - double bass.

MUSICIAN Born:

Vytautas Labutis

Vytautas Labutis graduated in 1986 from the Vilnius Academy of Music completing a course in saxophone playing. He constantly takes part in various international “JazzBaltica Ensemble” (leaders D.Murray, N.O.Pedersen, M.Schneider, D.Bates, etc.), ”Octet Ost” (lead. Ch.Muthspiel), “Moscow Composers Orchestra”, ”New European Saxophone Quartet”, ”A.Vapirov Big Band” and Lithuanian projects - “Vilnius Jazz Quartet featuring Neda”, ”D.Pulauskas Sextet”, ”L.Šinkarenko Quartet”, ”Kaunas BigBand”, ”Lithuanian Art Orchestra”(lead.V.Tarasov),”Duo E.Kanevičius -V.Labutis”, composes and presents his original projects as a leader (V.Labutis quartet,octet -CD “Terra Vandetuja”, project “Orkestretto”,etc.)Also plays and composes for the movies,theatres and teaches saxophone and improvisation in Vilnius B.Dvarionas music school. In his music he originally merges experience of jazz music, classical, experimental and alternative music

MUSICIAN Born:

Umka

The True Story Of My Life Written By Myself In Bad English I was born as Anna Gerasimova in Moscow, 19 April 1961, a week after Gagarin's flight; the heroes of my childhood were Gagarin, Fidel Castro, The Three Musketeers and Winnie the Pooh. I loved books and dreamed to become a great writer. I loved singing, too, and attended a children's choir. Playing piano was not my strongest point; several years of training caused a severe allergy for classical music. At the age of 13 I got my first guitar, the cheapest acoustic monster made in USSR, and taught myself some chords. To be honest, my skill hasn't improved a lot since then

MUSICIAN Born:

Dmitrij Golovanov

Dmitrij Golovanov is one of the most demanded jazz pianists in Lithuania. He is the winner of several international jazz piano competitions as well as the semifinalist of Montreux Jazz Solo Piano Competition in 2012 and a finalist of European Jazz Competition in Rotterdam in 2013. For the last decade he is an active participant of Lithuanian jazz scene collaborating with most prominent musicians. He graduated Lithuanian Academy for Music and studied in F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Music Conservatoire in Leipzig (Germany) with Richie Beirach. Dmitrij performs various music styles ranging from traditional, modern - creative, free jazz to classic/jazz crossover and experimental electronic music


ENGAGE

Enter our contest giveaways

Contest Giveaways

Enter the Outside In Music CD and digital album giveaway. Just click a button to enter.

Contest Guidelines

Reader's Poll: Have a favorite record label or labels? Let us know.

Favorite Record Labels Poll

From legendary labels like Blue Note and Verve to independent imprints, vote for your favorites.

More Polls

Publisher's Desk

Expand your livestream audience with All About Jazz. Learn more.

MORE POSTS

Shop for Music

Start your music shopping from All About Jazz and through our retail affiliations you'll support us in the process.

MUSICSTACK
Rare vinyl LPs and CDs from over 1,000 independent sellers
AMAZON
CDs, Vinyl, Blu-Ray DVDS, Prime membership, Alexa, SONOS and more
HD TRACKS
Specializing in high resolution and CD-quality downloads
CD UNIVERSE
Specializing in music, movies and video games
REVERB
Marketplace for new, used, and vintage instruments and gear

All About Jazz needs your support

Donate
All About Jazz & Jazz Near You were built to promote jazz music: both recorded and live events. We rely primarily on venues, festivals and musicians to promote their events through our platform. With club closures, shelter in place and an uncertain future, we've pivoted our platform to collect, promote and broadcast livestream concerts to support our jazz musician friends. This is a significant but neccesary effort that will help musicians now, and in the future. You can help offset the cost of this essential undertaking by making a donation today. In return, we'll deliver an ad-free experience (which includes hiding the bottom right video ad). Thank you.

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.