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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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 …

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