Igor Stetsyuk, Ukrainian composer and conductor, professor of a composition of The National Music Academy named aft. Tchaikovsky conducted the orchestra. The European Jazz Orchestra musicians were selected from 20 European countries. Ukrainian musicians took part at this project for the first time.
The young bandura player (bandura is a Ukrainian national string instrument) & composer George Matviyiv from Odessa represented Ukraine at this project. He originally combines ethnic, jazz and blues melodies in his improvisations. By the way, George is also a participant of the «Master-Jam» Online preselection!