Saturday / 30.04.2016 / Hala Stulecia, sala Cesarska, Wystawowa 1, 51-618 Wrocław
17:30 USEIN BEKIROV BAND & LAURA MARTI (UA)
18:30 MARINITA & AMIR SHAHSAR (UA/IL/IR)
20:00 DZYGA JAZZ QUINTET (UA)
21:30 KUBA STANKIEWICZ. THE MUSIC OF BRONISŁAW KAPER (PL)
23:00 KEN VANDERMARK - MARK TOKAR - KLAUS KUGEL (USA/ UA / DE)
Within the International Jazz Day, the renowned Jazz Nad Odrą Festival hosts Ukrainian stage!
USEIN BEKIROV BAND & LAURA MARTI
Ethno-jazz project inspired by the Crimean Tatar folk melodies and songs.
Usein Bekirov is recognised to be one of the most famous Crimean jazz musicians and one of the best keyboardists of Ukraine. Composer Bekirov is a graduate of the National Music Academy of Ukraine named after Tchaikovsky. He is a winner of numerous international awards and an initiator of a number of jazz projects
Usein Bekirov – keys
Laura Marti – vocals
Andrey Vorobyov – bass
Maksym Kondratenko – drums
Eugene Uvarov – guitar
MARINITA & AMIR SHAHSAR
The project presents a unique spectrum of various cultures, i.e. Jewish, Azerbaijani, Persian, Turkish, Romani, Ukrainian, and each contributes its inimitable element to the uniqueness of the whole.
Marinita – vocals, piano
Amir Shahsar – persianney, turkish clarinet, vocals
Orhan Agabeyli – percussion
DZYGA JAZZ QUINTET
Dzyga Jazz Quintet -‘patriarchs and forefathers’ of Ukrainian jazz scene, who began playing jazz back in the now remote 1960s (despite Soviet hard ideological control).The Dzyga Jazz Quintet project with its current cast was established in 2001, during the first Polish-Ukrainian Jazz Bez Festival. Volodymyr Kit, a well-known Ukrainian trumpeter, who has devoted to jazz music over half a century. And at the same time, he is a doctor. In 1960s he founded the famous Medicus jazz band, the winner of numerous awards at jazz festivals in Europe, including the Jazz nad Odra Festival in 1973.
Volodymyr Kit - trumpet, flugelhorn
Valentin Uchanin - tenor and soprano saxophones
Arkady Orekhov - keyboards
Roman Ivanchyshyn – bass guitar
Oleg Pidkivka – drums
KUBA STANKIEWICZ: THE MUSIC OF BRONISŁAW KAPER
Kuba Stankiewicz enters the list of the most prominent Polish jazz pianists. He opens for us composers from ‘over the Vistula’, who wrote famous hits and have conquered Hollywood. Such as Bronislaw Kaper, the winner of the first Polish Oscar. Kuba Stankiewicz and his friends have recorded Kaper’s compositions in Los Angeles.
KEN VANDERMARK - MARK TOKAR - KLAUS KUGEL
Ken Vandermark has been maintaining the position of the most renowned contemporary jazz musicians for many years. Sensationally skillful saxophonist (especially on tenor saxophone) and clarinetist (the best on bass clarinet).
Ken Vandermark – saxophone, clarinet
Mark Tokar – double bass
Klaus Kugel – percussion