Get on board of the International jazz Project! Igor Zakus is delighted to present his signature project at the 32JazzClub! His project is a series of concerts that will bring together 32 musicians of different backgrounds and genres on the same stage in a jazz club on Vozdvizhenska street, Kyiv. Jazz, hip-hop and music from around the world are going to be performed there during the course of three months. Ukraine, Holland, Poland, Denmark, Austria and Spain are the countries to be featured. Vocals, guitars, keys, drums, harmonica, all gathered around the signature bass played by Igor Zakus, famed author and initiator of this project.
On September 26, the musicians will present their Jazz Kolo Hip Hop project. It will feature unique compositions by the guitarist Mykola Zinchenko, which are based on the mixture of jazz, hip-hop and electronics. The vocal part is going to be performed by the Dutch rapper Andy Ninvalle, also known as the front man of the funk metal band called “BaggaBownz”. He will be accompanied by the polish saxophonist Macek Kadzela. Andy, Macek and Nicholas will be joined by Dancy Adu (trumpet), Olexander Malyshev (piano), Sergei Balalaev (drums) and, of course, Igor Zakus (bass).
The project continues on November 28 with the “Happy Instant” concert. It will feature the original compositions written by Igor Zakus, played by an international band of musicians. This band will consist of the following musicians: Casper Smolinski (Poland) – chromatic harmonica, Atilla Müller (Austria) – guitar, Igor Zakus (Ukraine) – bass, Adam Zagorski (Poland) – drums.
Finally, the next episode from the Jazz Kolo series is going to be ‘Alegria’, which will be played on January 29th, 2020 in 32JazzClub. It combines the jazz motives of three countries. Participants of the concert are going to include: Leo Minax (Spain) – vocals, guitar; Stin Rasmussen (Denmark) – piano; Jonas Johansen (Denmark) – drums, and Igor Zakus (Ukraine) – bass. This concert will feature the original compositions of Zakus, Minax and Rasmussen.
The subscription to the first three concerts of the Jazz Kolo project at 32JazzClub is available at a special price – just 1450 UAH. You will also get a glass of sparkling wine as a complimentary gift with your joint ticket! To be continued…