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 and Kepler’s planet frequencies – this a retelling of our space history in the universal language of music, a contemporary electro-acoustic jazz suite “Space Big Band” for a contemporary jazz 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