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"Calling You", a new concert program by Jolanta Gulbe Pachkevich, is comprised of popular compositions dating back to the period from the 1960s through the 1980s. Popular songs are given a new sounding, with shades of jazz, funk and disco. Within the boundaries of the concert program, Jolanta will be performing together with Deniss Paškevičs, the American guitar player Neff Irizarry, the Swedish bass player Rickard Malmsten and the leading Latvian jazz musicians.

Jolanta Gulbe Pachkevich is one of the most extravagant professional female jazz singers in Latvia, with a timbrally rich and powerful voice. Across the entire Baltic States, she is one of the most sought-after performers in the Brazilian bossa nova and the Portuguese fado music genres. Along with her main line of activity in the industry, Jolanta was starring as a jury member at many Latvian TV shows, worked as a vocal tutor, as well as developed international musical projects and recorded jazz, soul and world music albums together with European, Russian and American artists, who maintain cooperation with her to this day. The Latvian audience is well aware of her creative efforts in cooperation with the Swedish keyboardist Hans Antehed; together, they have recorded two albums – "Latvian Sentiments" and "More Latvian Sentiments". She also cooperated with the Puerto-Rican guitar player Neff Irizarry within the boundaries of the Baltic Nova Collective project and the Fly Love program, which also featured the American bass player and singer James Werts, the Estonian drummer Toomas Rull and the leading local jazzmen Madars Kalniņš and Deniss Paškevičs.


Organizer: VEF Kultūras pils

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