“Art of Riga Jazz 2018” offers music lovers and devotees 4 outstanding concerts with performers who have already gained recognition from music critics around the world, but have not visited Riga so far.
Jazz Life News
First time together Richard Bona and Latvian Radio Big Band at Rigas Ritmi 2018!
With album ¨Strings attached¨ Jurka Quartet won 2017 Latvian Music Record Award "Zelta Mikrofons" in the category "Best Jazz Music Album".
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".
Congratulations to the winner of “Riga Jazz Stage 2017” in category “Jazz Guitar” Matiss Cudars with the Copyright Infinite Award 2007 for the piece "Our Little Secret", which has sounded on radio, television and concerts also in Germany!
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.