Tag Archives: Donna Lee Saxophone Quartet

The Third Annual Fame Games Effigy Awards 2009

Fame Games Effigy Award 2009 WinnerI am proud to announce that I won The Third Annual Fame Games Effigy Award 2009 in category:

  • The Best Instrumental Performance

The experts that were invited to judge the Effigy Awards.

I was also finalist in these categories:

  • Most Popular Artist
  • Most Popular Solo
  • Best Artist in Style

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And now…

Retired - Croatian Army BandI am retired after seventeen years in Croatian Army Band (1992-2009), and I have to a make a living as a full freelance musician (quite a challenge in this small country). Now I will have more time to concentrate at my own music to learn and study things I missed before because of lack of time. My new album (Free Fall) is already on its way and should be released early next year (2010). This is my second solo album and fourth counting two with Donna Lee Saxophone Quartet. This will be full jazz quartet album recorded live (no overdubs) in a vintage manner for Zivaldo Records. After this CD I will probably try to explore some other settings and more modern genres. Next thing I would consider more is saxophone education. Continue reading

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Hrvatski jazz na playlistama u Los Angelesu i Miamiju (Press Release)

Press Release - Hrvatski JazzPress Release – domaći (Hrvatski) jazz albumi Donna Lee Saxophone Quarteta i Zdenko Ivanušić Quarteta našli se uz bok vrhunskih jazz glazbenika na playlistama poznatih radio stanica u SAD-u, među kojima su KCRW iz Santa Monice i WDNA iz Miamija.

Linkovi na neke od playlista:
– Donna Lee Saxophone Quartet @ KCRW

Na popularnoj floridskoj stanici WDNA 88.9 fm album Lost in HTML Zdenka Ivanušića puštao se u jazz radio showu renomiranog jazz kritičara Edwarda Blanca.

Zadnja dva albuma Lost in HTML i Mellow koje je izdao Zivaldo Records popraćena su izvrsnim kritikama poznatih svjetskih glazbenih kritičara. Continue reading