Klaudijus Štuopinis - sax
The group formed for Vilnius Jazz Young Power competition, for which it got ready independently. However, the three musicians have once met on Vilnius Jazz Young Power stage in 2014 – collaborated with saxophonist Simonas Šipavičius’ Armed Sheep Doom Cloud Quartet.
The group members, quite experienced musicians, will attempt to enrich jazz with new sonorities.
The Trio will perform StGo by Klaudijus Štuopinis.
Klaudijus Štuopinis graduated from the Klaipėda Conservatoire, studied at the Prince Clause Conservatoire of Groningen in the Netherlands. Currently, he studies at the Vilnius College.
In 2013, he formed experimental jazz trio Dead fields of Clouds, with which he performed in Denmark and the Netherlands. He also took part in Jazznica festival in Slovakia, as well as Klaipėda Castle and Birštonas jazz festivals.
Arman Isojan, a double bassist of Armenian heritage, studied the violin at the Stasys Šimkus Conservatoire in Klaipėda. Presently, he continues his education at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre.
As a bassist he started his career in Klaipėda – played in Klaipėda Music Theatre, Jurgis Barakauskas’ Dixieland. The musician has appeared in various projects and jazz sessions. He took part in Klaipėda Castle Jazz festival, Jazznica 2011 festival in Slovakia, international project Divercities Grenoble 2012 in France.
In 2013, Isojan earned a special prize at the Vilnius Jazz Young Power as a bassist of R.A.D.D. and Legentet, and as a member of R.A.D.D. claimed the Grand Prix.
Domantas Razmus studied the saxophone in Music School in Pasvalys. Later he independently learned to play the percussion, became a member of several rock and pop groups. Currently, he studies the percussion at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre; honed his skills at the Prince Clause Conservatoire of Groningen.
In 2012, the drummer was chosen to participate in international project Travelling Youth Orchestra, with it toured in France, Estonia and Latvia. In 2013, as a member of R.A.D.D. he claimed the Grand Prix at the Vilnius Jazz Young Power.
Razmus also appeared in Saulkrasti Jazz (Latvia) and Vilnius Mama Jazz festivals, collaborated with many a Lithuanian jazz master including Dmitrij Golovanov, Kęstutis Vaiginis and Remigijus Rančys.