Chick Corea @ Festivalna dvorana Lent, Maribor (Slovenia), 21/11/2012
Armando Anthony "Chick" Corea, legendary jazz pianist, keyboardist, and composer, was performing on my birthday in European Culture Capital 2012, Maribor, with his latest trio. Besides Chick Corea, this trio includes the bassist Christian McBride (Sting, Pat Metheny, McCoy Tyner), "one of the most outstanding and celebrated musicians of his generation", and "drummer extraordinaire" Brian Blade (Herbie Hancock, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and
longstanding member of the Wayne Shorter Quartet). Hour and a half of jazz par excellence!
Not my first time at this very lovely jazz festival in Koprivnica, Croatia, my birth town and the town in which I’ve spend my last few years before moving to Slovenia, but the first time as their festivals official photographer :)
Exhibition opens as accompanying programme of the festival on 9th June 2017 in Maribor, Slovenia
The second edition of the festival organised by Glas podzemlja and MKC Maribor started last Friday, and will continue this Friday with two concerts (Urška Supej kvartet + OrGanic FunkaDelic), jam session and opening of two new exhibitions as part of their accompanying programme!
Narodni dom Maribor, Mali oder, Maribor (Slovenia), 26/05/2015
The Pyramids started in the 1970s in Ohio and self released tree records, disbanded in the 1977, only to be resurrected 30 years later - their "massive Afro-centric drumming meets ecstatic group improvisations" caught attention of the famous DJ Gilles Peterson and the rest is history!
Narodni dom Maribor, Mali oder, Maribor (Slovenia), 24/05/2012
Great night with all-star jazz quintet consisting of legendary Ray Anderson on trombone, Paul van Kemenade (alto saxophone), Frank Möbus (guitar), Ernst Glerum (double bas) and 70 years old "forever young" Han Bennink on drums.
Kulturzentrum Leibnitz, Hugo Wolf Saal, Leibnitz (Austria), 08/10/2011
Opening concert for the "Leibnitzer Jazztage 2011" jazz festival was a very interesting and very cool project between young classical and jazz musicians from Austria, Slovenia and Croatia and a jazz legend, trumpeter and Grammy award winner Randy Brecker.
Narodni dom Maribor, Mali oder, Maribor (Slovenia), 12/05/2011
Electric Kulintang is a project of two music (and life) partners: Filipina-American Composer/Percussionist Susie Ibarra and Cuban born drummer/percussionist and composer Roberto Rodriguez. Definition of their music, as their website puts it nicely, is: "Kulintang music comes from the Philippines,...
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