Big Band

SPACE BIG BAND

ABOUT

SPACE BIG BAND is a collaboration between Latvian Saxophonist Toms Rudzinskis and Danish Bassist Kenneth Dahl Knudsen. Inspired by deep space and our history of space knowledge from Galileo to Hawking, with detours in geological time, Kepler’s planet frequencies, books and articles beyond their understanding retold in the universal language of music to create contemporary electro-acoustic jazz music for a contemporary big band.

Project premiere on January 17 & 18 at “B-Flat Berlin” with Berlin-based musician collective. Personnel: Malte Schiller (cond.), Shems Bendali, Dima Bondarev, Jakob Sørensen, Johannes Böhmer (tr.), Dustin Drews, Toms Rudzinskis, Julius Gawlik, Ignaz Dinne, Leonie Freudenberger (sax); Nils Marquardt, Jonas Lindh, Andrej Ugoljew, Alistair Duncan (trb); Povel Widestrand, Sebastian Boehlen, Kenneth Dahl Knudsen, Mathias Ruppnig (rthm sct).

Project website: www.space.bigband.me

Project is supported by Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation // Toma Rudzinska projekts “Mūzika mūsdienu džeza svītai” tapis ar Valsts kultūrkapitāla fonda mērķprogrammas “Latviešu oriģinālmūzika” atbalstu.

SPACE BIG BAND ON MISSION

🚀 FIRST MISSION: January 17 & 18, 2020 at Jazz club “B-Flat” Berlin, Germany


🚀 NEXT MISSION: New album release & JAPAN, November 2020