Before the announced concert of the Festival-contest «Jazz unites us!» on International jazz Day, left very little time, and we begin to acquaint you with musicians, unforgettable meeting with them waiting for you at 6:00 pm April, 26.2015 at the Odessa Theatre of Musical Comedy.
Thanks to our Indonesian partners the world famous musician from Jakarta, who has a great respect among the experts in contemporary jazz in many countries, the owner of the highest awards of international jazz competitions, Dwiki Dharmawan, will take part in the concert program.
The creative biography of the musician began when he started to learn classical piano at the age of 6 years, and at the age of 13 years, he began to pursue jazz. He embark upon his professional career in Krakatau ensemble in 1985. Dwiki Dharmawan’s style of play combined the national ethnic identity and the techniques of jazz improvisation. Numerous performances and 8 albums brought him the fame and the strong position in the popularity ratings in professional journals, including the journals in the United States, where the national music of Indonesia was noted as an important component of world music culture.
The collection of professional awards including the highest dignity: «The Best Keyboard Player» on the Yamaha Light Music Contest 1985 in Tokyo, the Grand Prize Winner at the Asia Song Festival 2000 in the Philippines, a special prize «For the Best Original Music» at the Indonesian Festival in 1991 and others.
Since 2005, Dwiki Dharmawan has been the co-director of productions of musical performances in Jakarta and Bali. 48-years-old musician combines performing and social activities with the heading of the school named after Farabi, where classical music is studied as well as jazz and national-ethnic music
In Odessa Dwiki Dharmawan will perform with the trio of Polish musicians:
Adam Golucki — drums, Pawel Urowski — acoustic and electric bass, Piotr Checki — saxophone.
The trio represents the young generation of modern jazz of Poland. Musicians participate in several joint projects in cities of Europe and also perform separately. We will tell about them in one of our next publications.
We thank the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Ukraine and personally Her Excellency Madam Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Niniek Kun Naryatie for her warm collaboration in order to make the meeting of Odessa audience with these wonderful musicians possible.
We also enclose our heartfelt gratitude to sponsors of Indonesian-Polish ensemble, the airline Garuda Indonesian Airways for wings on which our guests will travel to Odessa/
We enclose our sincere gratitude to the ensemble sponsors, the administration of «Black Sea Hotel Group» that has kindly provided convenient rooms for the musicians
Elena Shevchenko and ‘Master-Jam’ Team
The concert begins at 18:00 in the Odessa Theater of Musical Comedy
Tickets can be purchased at the theater box office and electronic ticket offices: