Oleg Kireyev will take part in the Day of Jazz celebration in Pula, Croatia

On April 30, in the concert hall of the House of Croatian Defenders, in Pula, will be held the celebration of the International Day of Jazz. The International Jazz Festival is annually celebrated on April 30 in more than 190 countries, it glorifies jazz as an art form, and its ability to contribute to intercultural dialogue, to ensure diversity and to enhance respect of human rights and all forms of expression. The concert will feature leading Croatian jazz musicians, and a special guest - the soul singer from Jamaica Roy Young.
10 April 2018

What's cool (to me, at least) about the result is how unabashed the band is in swinging genuinely hard on chestnut exotica like Puerto Rican-born Ellington trombonist Juan Tizol's "Caravan," which Oleg Kireyev turned to as an encore, and seems born to blow, dervish-like.   Howard Mandel, president of the Jazz Journalists Association, USA more