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Croatian Army Band Dilema @ KDVL

Croatian Army Big Band performs Dilema, composition by Miljenko Prohaska at jazz festival Proljetna revija jazza in April, 1998 at Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall, Zagreb.

Miljenko Prohaska was famous Croatian composer/arranger and bandleader. He was longtime leader and artistic director of Radio Zagreb Dance Orchestra (the present-day Croatian Radiotelevision Jazz Orchestra). This band was bigger rendition, called  “Sympho” Big Band, with additional bras and woodwinds instruments. Continue reading

Zdenko Ivanusic - Biography

Zdenko Ivanušić – Biografija

Zdenko Ivanušić – biografija – saksofonist i kompozitor, dinamičan je član hrvatske glazbene scene od 1990. Preko bogatog iskustva u klasičnoj glazbi, jazzu, fusionu i funku postiže jedinstven pristup u raznim izvođačkim situacijama, od simfonijskog orkestra, komornog ansambla do big banda, kvarteta saksofona ili malog sastava.

Kao voditelj Donna Lee Saxophone Quarteta, Funk Elastica, Zdenko Ivanušić Quarteta, uz jazz standarde, promovira vlastite kompozicije i originalne aranžmane. U kompozicijama koristi poliritmiju i politonalnost, kojima u izvedbama postiže emocionalni intenzitet i improvizacijsku jasnoću.

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Free Fall - Croatian Radiotelevision Jazz Orchestra

Free Fall – Croatian Radiotelevision Jazz Orchestra

Croatian Radiotelevision Jazz Orchestra (Jazz Orchestra HRT) performing composition Free Fall arranged for big band at concert in studio Bajsić at Croatian Radiotelevision (24 May 2009). This is a live recording, so there are some little mistakes here and there, but overall groove and vibe are satisfactory. Continue reading