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Brussels Jazz Orchestra

The Brussels Jazz Orchestra, one of the best jazz big bands in Europe, invites virtuoso soloists musicians from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine for a Slavic and Caucasian jazz soundtrack. As part of the celebration of ten years of "Eastern Partnership" cooperation between the European Union and these countries, BOZAR is offering a unique concert celebrating youth, diversity and cultural dialogue. Two VJ’s create a visual atmosphere live during the concert!

Programme:

1. Claustrophobia (Ukraine)
​​​​​​​Composed & arranged by Dima Bondarev
Soloists: Dima Bondarev on trumpet, Anastasija Litvinyuk (piano) & Dan Bruma on guitar

2. When almonds blossemed (Georgia)
Composed by Giya Kancheli
Arranged by Dree Peremans
Soloists: Papuna Sharikadze on piano & Davit Melkonyan on saxophone

3. Enchanted (Belarus)
Composed by unknown
Arranged by Lode Mertens
Soloists: Vladislav Kalinovski on saxophone & Afgan Rasul (piano)

4. Waiting for Aziza (Azerbaijan)
Composed by Vagif Mustafazadeh
Arranged by Geoffroy Fiorese
Soloists: Afgan Rasul on piano & Dima Bondarev on trumpet

5. Chisinau (Republic of Moldova)
Composed by Dan Bruma
Arranged by Pierre Drevet
Soloists: Dan Bruma on guitar, Vladislav Kalinovski (saxophone) et Anastasia Lytvyniuk (piano)

6. Keskatak (Armenia)
Composed & arranged by Armen Hyusnunts
Soloists: Davit Melkonyan (saxophone) & Papuna Sharikadze (piano)

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