GIIPUJA feat. Elvis Stanić in Kastav – 18th July 2015

Damjans KKL 2015.

Kastafsko Kulturno Leto Festival 18th July 2015 GIIPUJA feat. Elvis Stanić in Kastav, Kastafsko Kulturno Leto (Summer Festival in Kastav) Croatian progressive jazz musician Damjan Grbac following up his extremely appreciated debut album „GIIPUJA“, presented his new ethno jazz album “GERBAZ GIIPUJA” to the audience at the Summer Festival in Kastav. Damjan Grbac is the author, arranger and the band leader of the jazz quartet Damjan’s. With Damjan on double bass and Tonči Grabušić on drums, the band got sturdier sound and new dimensions of interpretations with new members Andreas Marinello who plays saxophone and Marko First, a multi-instrumentalist from …

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GIIPUJA in Labin – 4th July 2015 at Labin Art Republika Festival

4th July 2015 Gerbaz GIIPUJA – Labin Art Republika Damjan Grbac with his band “damjans” presented his album GIIPUJA at the festival Labin Art Republika in the Istrian town of Labin. Marvellous ambience of the square “Špine” was ideal place to play their music which combines ethno music elements with modern jazz style. The band played a selection of compositions from both of their albums. Each composition was performed in an original way, adapted to the ambiance and atmosphere of the evening. Multicultural audience played its role in creating the atmosphere, thus assisting in creating unique arrangements, which is exactly …

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New CD release: damjans – Gerbaz GIIPUJA

Croatian progressive jazz musician Damjan Grbac, who holds an MA in Jazz Music from Trieste Music Academy „Giuseppe Tartini“, follows up his extremely appreciated debut album „GIIPUJA“ with a new ethno jazz album “GERBAZ GIIPUJA”. Damjan Grbac, the author, arranger and the band leader of the jazz quartet Damjan’s, combines jazz with specific Croatian folk music, the authentic and unique ethno music of Istrian peninsula and Kvarner region which is played in specific Istrian scale. This fusion enables great creativity and seems to be very inspiring to all four musicians who took part in this project. The album is released …

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