RGG

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RGG - Jazz Live Act in Warszawa

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RGG: The European taste of improvised arts.

Fifteen years into their career, RGG has become a significant representative of contemporary European acoustic jazz. Their contemplative, sonoristic music has made them one of the most acclaimed and subtle jazz formations of the young generation. Aura – RGG’s latest album, was published in a prestigious label OKeh Records & Sony Music Entertainment (world famous jazz record label which endorsed such musicians as Sonny Rollins, Branford Marsalis, Dave Holland, etc.). The album is band’s publishing debut on the international stage. Thus, the trio joins the exclusive team of European jazz artists, whose work has been recognized internationally.

Thomas Gustafsson:
“To experience the music of RGG trio gives me an obvious feeling why Polish art of music has always been so much appreciated ever since the days of Frederic Chopin”.

Anders Jormin:
“When listening to this wonderful music, it becomes clear to me, how RGG Trio approach their music with careful minds and with souls humbly filled with respect for the occasion. Heir Consciousness of sound and space marks the fact, that this is a European ensemble well aware of all different parameters in music, worth attention and focus”.

RGG are:
ŁUKASZ OJDANA
a representative of the youngest generation of European musicians. The artist perceiving the culture of sound and artist’s personality as overarching elements of expressive musical character, in which the inspiration clearly dissociates the concept of imitation of the masters’ style. The inspiration of the young pianist in a wide spread issue of art touching the areas of literature, philosophy, theater and spirituality.

MACIEJ GARBOWSKI
a representative of Polish compositional thought, with the clear influence of characteristic composing techniques of Lutoslawski and Penderecki language, that synthesize the musical erudition and basses virtuosity. Garbowski listening intently to the music of the twentieth century artists explores the issue of melody and harmony, weaving in her Slavic lyricism and an original character full of sensitivity and subtlety.

KRZYSZTOF GRADZIUK
an aesthete of the drum sound, colorist and creator of melody, an uncompromising artist seeking new paths of development in accordance with their own sense of artistic taste. Abstractness of the percussive content in combination with the flexibility and virtuosity enhances the impression of unconventional playing, describing the artist as one of the most original musicians of contemporary European music scene. of the drum sound, colorist and creator of melody, an uncompromising artist seeking new paths of development in accordance with their own sense of artistic taste. Abstractness of the percussive content in combination with the flexibility and virtuosity enhances the impression of unconventional playing, describing the artist as one of the most original musicians of contemporary European music scene.

RGG: The European taste of improvised arts.

Fifteen years into their career, RGG has become a significant representative of contemporary European acoustic jazz. Their contemplative, sonoristic music has made them one of the most acclaimed and subtle jazz formations of the young generation. Aura – RGG’s latest album, was published in a prestigious label OKeh Records & Sony Music Entertainment (world famous jazz record label which endorsed such musicians as Sonny Rollins, Branford Marsalis, Dave Holland, etc.). The album is band’s publishing debut on the international stage. Thus, the trio joins the exclusive team of European jazz artists, ...

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Past Gigs RGG

  • 11 | 2015 Kalisz/PL International Piano Jazz Festival
  • 11 | 2015 Wrocław/PL Jazztopad Showcase Festival
  • 11 | 2015 London/UK London Jazz Festival
  • 10 | 2015 Slupsk/PL Baltica Philharmony
  • 10 | 2015 Warsaw/PL Frederic Chopin's International Piano COmpetition - a Festivals' Club
  • 09 | 2015 Warsaw/PL Cultural PROM - All that Jazz
  • 08 | 2015 Reykjavik/IS Menningarnótt Festival / Reykjavik Culture Night

Discography RGG

  • 2015 Aura Album | OKeh Records/Sony Music Entertainment
  • 2013 Szymanowski Album | Fonografika
  • 2011 One Album | Fonografika
  • 2009 True Story - in two acts Album | Fonografika
  • 2007 Unfinished Story Album | Ecnalubma
  • 2005 Straight Story Album | BCD Records
  • 2003 Scandinavia Album | Polish Radio

Media

  • Video RGG - "AURA" - 04 Liryka Śp...
  • Video RGG - "AURA" - 06 Pulsar/ D...
  • Video RGG - "AURA" - 01 Adivinanza

Origin

  • Warszawa PL

Founded

  • 2001

Members

  • Łukasz Ojdana piano
  • Krzysztof Gradziuk drums
  • Maciej Garbowski double bass

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