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33rd Vilnius Jazz Festival. 15-18 October, 2020

Juzt

Lithuania

Tuomas J. Räsänen – dr, leader
Nikita Kiriuchinas – synth
Kazimieras Krulikovskis – keyb
Vainius Indriūnas – b

The quartet has only been in existence for a year and a half, but last year it became the winner of the Novus’19 competition for young groups at the Loftas Art Factory. JUZT members also play in other bands and are active on the Lithuanian jazz scene. The ensemble composed a collective composition 5553 for the competition.

Tuomas J. Räsänen is a sought-after drummer, a student at Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA. Last year, he won first prizes in both Tamsta Drum Day and Baltic Drummers League competitions, and was recognized as the best instrumentalist in this year’s VJYP competition.

In addition to JUZT, the drummer plays in Avis Rara and KZK on TV. With various formations he has participated in jazz festivals in Kaunas, Klaipėda, Elektrėnai, Ariogala, RUMSHK’20 in Šiauliai, Loftas Fest, Saulkrasti Jazz (Latvia) and Beantown Jazz (USA).

Nikita Kiriuchinas studies at the Jazz Department of the LAMT. Currently, the musician is most interested in synthesizers, but he also plays drums, bass guitar, keyboards and several wind instruments. In addition to JUZT, he works with KZK on TV, SynthEtika, and the LAMT Big Band, also composes and arranges music.

Keyboardist Kazimieras Krulikovskis currently studies at the Vilnius University of Applied Sciences, works for Sonoros Vilnius city choir and Ugnelė children’s choir. In addition, he plays in the John’s Shower Band, KZK on TV and Castor Stetson; arranges music.

Bassist Vainius Indriūnas studies at the Faculty of Arts and Creative Technologies of the Vilnius University of Applied Sciences. Last year he appeared in the VJYP competition with the VR Quartet and was recognized as the best instrumentalist. He also won first and second prizes in the Novus’ 19 competition with JUZT and John’s Shower Band; was recognized as the best in the bass guitar category in Gitarų šėlsmas (Guitar Frenzy) competition. 

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