New 2018. promo video! Forest GIIPUJA

Sounds – tastes – smells – visuals —– The original project of the mysterious name “GIIPUJA”, which stands as an acronym for “Music of Istria and Primorje In Jazz Arrangements”, gave an extraordinary contribution to the nurturing and preservation of the Croatian musical heritage and showed that Croatian ethno music can be interpreted and combined with different musical styles. Through the three CD-s, Damjan Grbac and Damjans have shaped a unique, unified joint ensemble that culminated in the last year’s multimedia release that brings the music’s experience in audio and visual form. Play New 2018. promo video! Forest GIIPUJA! Big …

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Forest GIIPUJA in Vrbnik

In Vrbnik, on Sunday, December 3 at 17h, a presentation of the ambitious and innovative music project of Forest GIIPUJA was held in the library of the Vitezic family. Damjan Grbac, a double bassist from Kastav with a diploma from the Trieste jazz academy, is a musician who does not know the boundaries of interpretation of the Istrian and coastal traditional music. After two recorded albums, GIIPUJA and GERBAZ GIIPUJA, project by Forest GIIPUJA, accompanied by top musicians, Damjan Grbac starts another musical adventure. The Century Forest of the Nature Park Učka became stage and studio where Damjan Grbac on …

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Forest GIIPUJA – 26. JazzTimeRijeka

Photogallery 26. JazzTimeRijeka, 26. JazzTimeRijeka festival Damjan Grbac, a bassist from Kastav with a diploma at the Trieste jazz academy, is a musician who is always chronically missing in every society. He is a researcher, innovator and uncompromising artist who knows no boundaries in the interpretation of Istrian and coastal traditional music, otherwise protected by UNESCO. After two recorded albums “GIIPUJA” and “Gerbaz GIIPUJA” for the record labels Aquarius and Menart, asked the question “what is next?”, Grbac again surprised us with a new project entitled “Forest GIIPUJA”. And again, with the old team of top musicians, it starts with …

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Forest GIIPUJA – Kastafsko kulturno leto 2017, Kastav

The premier of the ambitious and innovative musical project of Forest GIIPUJA at the Ritam dvorišta on the Kastafsko kulturno leto The “Ritam dvorišta”, which takes place within “Kastafsko kulturno leto”, is the best example of active inclusion of the community in cultural content, one of the intentions of the program’s 27 neighborhoods. In the “Ritam dvorišta” the audience will enjoy a good company and a relaxed atmosphere of unusual Kastav’s courtyards, squares and gardens. Top-class music, “hidden” stages and a friendly atmosphere will make nights spent on the Rhythm of the Courtyard with unforgettable experience for all the senses. …

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