Jed Becker’s Blues Explosion feat. Elvis Stanić on JazzTimeRijeka

Extraordinary arrangements Jed Becker’s Group and Elvis Stanic bring unusual blend of blues and brass section.

The composition of Jed Becker’s Group in its base includes three top musicians recognized throughout the region, performing the most famous classics and standards of blues and rock.

The leader of the project is the passionate blueser Emir Grozdanić, a guitarist and singer who besides many years of study and pedagogic work has devoted his entire career to authorship of blues, featured on the wings of true guitar stars such as Stevie Ray Vaughn and Erica Clapton, and next year his work will be presented in the form of a new album. The rhythm of this trio is Damjan Grbac on the bass guitar, an academically educated musician and director of the Rijeka International Jazz Time Rijeka Festival, and is also the owner of three award-winning album “GIIPUJA”, “Gerbaz GIIPUJA” and “Forest GIIPUJA”. Tonči Grabušić joins, a versatile musician with a “Status” vocational award for the best jazz drummer in Croatia and many other professional awards during 35 years of long career.

The combination of virtuosity, perfection and good sound Jed Becker’s Group has never left indifferent to the audience and their fusion with the versatile musician Elvis Stanic; guitarist, accordionist, composer and producer who has been conquered by the audiences over the past decades with a convincing performance in various jazz collaboration, transformed the trio into explosive energy that the audience will not be immune to.

Performances: Emir Grozdanić – guitar, vocals, Elvis Stanić – guitar, arrangements, Karlo Lovrić – Hammond organ, Damjan Grbac – bass guitar, Tonči Grabušić – drums, Robert Mikuljan – trumpet, Tonči Trinajstić – alt saxophone, Franjo Črnjarić – Toni Železnik – baritone saxophone, Slobodan Fak – trombone.

 

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