International Jazz Artist Contest “Riga Jazz Stage” announces the new season of 2019 with a search for emerging talents in two categories – “Jazz vocal” and “Jazz piano”.
First time together Richard Bona and Latvian Radio Big Band at Rigas Ritmi 2018!
The winners of International Jazz Artist Contest Riga Jazz Stage 2018 are Kaisa Mäensivu (Finland) in category “Jazz Bass” and Kristina Kovalyova /Russia/ in “Jazz Vocal”!
For the first time in Riga virtuoso guitar player Joscho Stephan will perform at Latvian Radio Studio 1 on March 2nd.
In January of 2018, the Latvian Radio Big Band will embark on a tour in the US, to perform in two world-famous jazz concert venues - Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola at the Lincoln Center in New York on January 8th and at Kennedy Center For Performing Arts in Washington D.C on January 10th.
Latvian pop punk band "Double Faced Eels" (DFE) has made a good progress on the international video site "YouTube" music show "Best.Cover.Ever." 7. series. The band managed to conquer Albanian origin pop Bebe Rexha sympathy and get the opportunity to perform together with her. On the wave of success this week DFE released the new single "Can't Let Go".
On Tuesday, October 17th at Latvian National Library, Ziedonis Hall, Latvian Radio Bigband will present their second original music album – “Latvian Jazz Suite Vol. II” made in cooperation with young Latvian composers.