New Album Release Tour: booking for Autumn 2024

Toms Rudzinskis Acoustic Quartet first gathered in 2011 and later formed the core of Rudzinskis’ debut recording “ABRA”, receiving critical acclaim and double “Latvian Grammy” nominations as Best Jazz Album and Best Debut, with National Radio naming it the “most impressive discovery in Latvian jazz in the past years!” in 2015. In 2023 the quartet toured and recorded their upcoming second album for Jersika Records in Latvia with their International Jazz Day show broadcasted from the Latvian National Radio and transmitted on the EBU Euroradio. The new album is set to release late 2024 with a supporting tour across the Baltic States.

New album lineup consists of Toms Rudzinskis (LV), saxophones, Alex Koo (BE), piano, Igor Spallati (IT), upright bass, Ivars Arutyunyan (LV), drums. The album release tour will feature Tarek Yamani (LB) on the piano.

Called “a talent in finding the unbeaten path where tradition meets extremely intellectual, free, complicated and interesting musicianship” Rudzinskis’ compositions and intense yet warm sound opens a musical conversation of powerful rhythms, expressive melodies, and exciting improvisation, truly highlighting Quartet’s musical personalities.

Toms Rudzinskis is one of Baltics’ leading Jazz saxophone players and composers with an innovative and unique sound in his performance and compositions. Prestigious Conservatorium van Amsterdam graduate, numerous jazz and classical music award winner, well-respected soloist and sideman, Toms resides in Berlin and Riga, performs and collaborates internationally. See more at:

Toms Rudzinskis Acoustic Quartet trat 2011 erstmals zusammen und bildete später den Kern von Rudzinskis Debütaufnahme „ABRA“, die als bestes Jazzalbum und bestes Debüt von National Radio als „beeindruckendste Entdeckung“ ausgezeichnet wurde im lettischen Jazz in den letzten Jahren! “im Jahr 2015.

Wurde als Talent bezeichnet, den ungeschlagenen Weg zu finden,„ wo Tradition auf äußerst intellektuelle, freie, komplizierte und interessante Musik trifft “. Ausdrucksstarke Melodien und aufregende Improvisationen unterstreichen die musikalischen Persönlichkeiten des Quartetts.


Live at The Latvian Radio, Riga

Live at The Latvian Radio, Riga

Live at Kühlspot Social Club, Berlin

Live at B-Flat Jazz Club, Berlin

Live at Ziemelblazma Culture Castle, Riga

Live at Sigulda White Grand Piano concerthall, Sigulda

Live at Saulkrasti Jazz, Saulkrasti