about us

What is Improdimensija? It is a creative platform for improvisation, experimentation and education, opening the gateways to untrodden sound valleys, where not only the veterans, but also the younger generations unleash their creative powers. The idea of ​​the free jazz and improvised music concert series Improdimensija (Improdimension) was born in Kaunas in 2011, when pianist, percussionist and composer Arnas Mikalkėnas and his friends started organising music projects in various venues of the former temporary capital of Lithuania. In 2017, Improdimensija opened a new page in its history. After saxophonist and composer Mockūnas, known not only in but also outside of Europe, and Arūnas Zujus, the owner of and recording engineer at the MAMAstudios recording studio, joined Mikalkėnas the Improdimensija concerts started to be held in this studio in Vilnius. During the three years of activity in Vilnius the Improdimensija series presented not only Lithuanian coryphées of jazz and improvised music such as Vyacheslav Ganelin, Vladimir Chekasin, Vladimir Tarasov, Dalius Naujokaitis, Juozas Milašius, Arkady Gotesman, Tomas Kutavičius and many others, but also the world stars of the genre: Mats Gustafosson, Barry Guy, Nate Wooley, Peter Evans, John Butcher, Jim Black, Drew Gress, Agusti Fernandez, etc.