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MACATS / HASSELBERG / MOFJELL + VERNERI POHJOLA ÖVERDRIVEN

Fr 29/06/2018 18:00
Latvijas Nacionālā bibliotēka
5.00 - 20.00
“ÖVERDRIVEN" VERNERI (Finland/Latvia) + MACATS/HASSELBER/MOFJELL (Latvia/Portugal/ Norway)

"Överdriven" Verneri
Verneri Pohjola
- trumpet, electronica, Matīss Čudars - guitar, Eero Tikkanen - bass, Tatu Rönkkö – drums

Pohjola emerged as a rising star on the Finnish scene, picking up the coveted gong for Musician of the Year at the 2004 Pori Jazz Festival. The trumpeter and composer from Helsinki, Finland has been in the international spotlight for the past few years and is acknowledged as a jazz star in the making.

“Verneri is on the brink of becoming one of the most exciting and original musicians of his generation. Definitely a name to watch out for in the future…” BBC RADIO 3

Matīss Čudars is one of the best Latvian jazz guitarists of his generation. He has received Grand Prix at prestigious contests like Riga Jazz Stage 2017, Prinses Christina Jazz Concours, Keep An Eye Jazz Award, Burghausen Jazz Award.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7DqJl2PgzU

Macats/ Hasselberg/ Mofjell
Rūdolfs Macats
- piano, Joao Hasselberg - bass,  Ole Mofjell - drums
This trio is a mix of Portuguese romance, Scandinavian cold winds and Latvian melancholy. Macats is well known as one of Latvia's most creative and contemporary pianists. Hasselberg, coming from Portugal, brings in his extremely focused and harmonic approach to bass. Norwegian, Mofjell’s drumming style is divided between electronic minimalism and acoustical extremities.

Macats has been educated at the great conservatories of Amsterdam, Oslo and Copenhagen. He has released quite a few albums. The freshest one being-
“Volume I”.

Hasselberg has been exploring new sounds and also has toured with some of the most important musicians from his country in addition to collaborating with a number of musicians in his own projects.

Mofjell's style is described as expressive and powerful, working with quick changes and larger circular forms together as one. He has been giving spectacular concerts all around Europe.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMtOyz6wWYs&=&t=1108s

More information: http://www.rigasritmi.lv

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MACATS / HASSELBERG / MOFJELL + VERNERI POHJOLA ÖVERDRIVEN Fr 29/06/2018 18:00 Latvijas Nacionālā bibliotēka 5.00 - 20.00
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Ticketing service fee 0.60 € (including VAT 21%) will be applied for each ticket.

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Age limit to the event:no age limit
Event language: Latvian/English
Free entrance to the event: up to 7 years old persons, without separate seat
Doors open: at 17:30
Event length: ~2h
Location for the disabled in a wheelchair: yes
Discounts for the disabled in a wheelchair: no

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