Big Band Tartu met a lot of guest conductors and other big bands during all the years of activity, with whom we continued to communicate. So we know our sommon interests, wish to lissen and share eachothers music and ideas, like to meet and study something new. Thatfor we organize already 6th International Happy Big Band Weekend 19th-22nd of March 2020 in Tartu and Tallinn, Estonia.
Star of this weekend will be Mr. Renars Lacis - conductor, saxophonist and teacher from Latvia. Our important international guest will be Ventspils Big Band from Latvia (leader of the band Renars Lacis), soloists Denisa Darziece and Jason Hunter (trumpet, EST/USA). Second important guest will be Finnish Youth All Star Big Band, conductor Antti Rissanen, completed of best Finnish youth jazzstudents. Third guest will be Sigulda Big Band also from Latvia.
On our concert in Tallinn will participate Viimsi Music School Jazzband, G.Ots Music School Big Band, TalTech Big Band.
From local forces will help us Tartu Levimuusikaorkester and Big Band of Eller Music Shool. Big Band Tartu as organizer has pleasure to work with Mr. Renars Lacis and prepare a program of Latvian music.