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Z-Band, Igor Zakus. Kolomyyky live.

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Z-Band, Igor Zakus. Kolomyyky live.
This disc is double exclusive. First – as any recording of a live concert, it has fixated instantaneous changes of moods and states of the musicians, some spontaneous melody findings, fluctuations of temperature in the hall. This is evident. But the main thing – now you have in front of you not just a concert by Igor Zakus with friends, but also a presentation of his absolutely new program, "Kolomyyky". This album does not yet exist in a studio version – and it is quite probable that in the studio it will sound a little bit or absolutely different. Well, and here and now – for the first and the last time it is just like this. Igor Zakus said that he had already long matured the project – to make his own arrangements of folk songs. A very appropriate and timely project, for in Ukrainian jazz this movement is only beginning – the only things we could mention here are the albums "Oj, Spring, Spring" by Mlada and, maybe, "F5" by Aby MC with Tanya Radosteva. And that is all... But music that does not lean on the root of its native land cannot be national – and thus it risks to become unified, blossom with barren flowers. Not necessarily – though... Briefly, a wonderful undertaking – and bright implementation. The intention has ripened, and we see the fruit – qualitative, delicious. Igor Zakus, as usual, demonstrates refined mastery of the technique – and deep understanding of the material, due to which he easily and naturally mixes various styles. However, all participants of the concert were at their best on that day, that's why there was space for living jazz magic. When everything meets in one point, plaits around Ukrainian colors – here it is, the Jazz-Kolo – and there appears something new, original, own, native...
Anton Jozhik Leyba (Hedgehog)
Igor Zakus – bass guitars
Myron Bloshchychak – Ukrainian folk instruments
Dmitry "Bobeen" Alexandrov – tenor-sax
Dennis Adu - trumpet
Rodion Ivanov – keyboards
Olexander Pavlov – guitar
Olexander Lebedenko – drums

Publisher: Comp music
Catalogue number: 5152512
Year: 2007

See all albums and songs of the musician(s) on our site:
Igor Zakus
Z-Band

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CD1
1. Mp3Kolomyyky
music: ukrainian folk song
2.  Oy Chyy To Kin‘ Stojit‘
music: ukrainian folk song
3. Mp3Chom Ty Ne Pryyshov
music: ukrainian folk song
4.  Oy Syvaja Zozulen‘ka
music: ukrainian folk song
5. Mp3Cheremshyna
music: V. Mykhayljuk
6. Mp3Hopak
music: ukrainian folk dance
7.  Oy U Poli Try Krynychen‘ky
music: ukrainian folk song
8. Mp3Byla Mene Maty
music: ukrainian folk song
9.  Kolomyyky (Coda)
 Total playing time: 59:36

Fragments of the compositions marked with Mp3 mark are available for listening. How to listen?

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