Vilnius JJAZZ Ensemble is a jazz orchestra led by a Lithuanian composer Jievaras Jasinskis. Founded in 2018 by Jievaras Jasinskis and Liutauras Janušaitis ensemble, represented by JJA MUSIC, is aiming at international projects and collaborations.
Big Band’s debut album “American Stories” was recorded and released in 2022 on Spotify with an LP set to be released in 2023.
The compositions for the album were written by Jievaras Jasinskis and Lithuanian composer, saxophone player Liutauras Janušaitis.
The band’s second album “Deadly dance” is being recorded and will be released in 2023. The composers of the second album are Jievaras Jasinskis, Dorotėja Būdaitė and Liutauras Janušaitis.
VILNIUS JJAZZ ENSEMBLE EXTENDED LINEUP:
Jievaras Jasinskis – trombone
Valdas Surdokas – trombone
Albinas Gražulis – trombone
Valentas Marozas – bass trombone
Povilas Jurkša - trombone
Tomas Ciūnys - trombone
Tomas Botyrius – alto saxophone
Tomas Razmus – alto saxophone
Karolis Šarkus - alto saxophone
Liutauras Janušaitis – tenor saxophone
Mindaugas Apulskis – tenor saxophone
Simonas Šipavičius – baritone saxophone
Tomas Dičiūnas – piano
Pranas Kentra – guitar
Mindaugas Stumbras - guitar
Arman Isojan – double bass
Domantas Razmus – drums
Laurynas Lapė – trumpet
Vilandas Každailis – trumpet
Valerijus Ramoška – trumpet
Mindaugas Vadoklis – trumpet