Bon Bon Paris by Oak Birches and Klaipėda Jazz Orchestra

Improdimensija presents an album by Oak Birches and Klaipėda Jazz Orchestra which is called “Bon Bon Paris”. Oak Birches even from the title cause lot of questions about the content. Being self ironic and equipped with wide range of knowledge of both academic and jazz music. This coloboration with Klaipėda Jazz Orchestra conception swings between minimalism to stormy breakouts of open improvisation and precisely composed passages, creating multi-layered and spell bingind music. Each member of this project contributes his ideas equally, with strong sense of intellectual background and personal creativity.

Oak Birches:
Tomas Razmus – alto saxophone
Simonas Kaupinis – tuba
Arnas Mikalkėnas – percussion
Klaipėda Jazz Orchestra:
Dovydas Stalmokas – alto saxophone, bass clarinet
Mindaugas Apulskis – tenor saxophone
Kęstutis Sova – baritone saxophone (art director)
Valdas Surdokas – trombone
Sigitas Saukalas – trombone
Jonas Katauskas – trumpet
Dmitrij Levencov – trumpet
Mindaugas Vadoklis – trumpet
Tomas Razmus, Dovydas Stalmokas, Kęstutis Sova, Simonas Kaupinis, Valdas Surdokas, Dmitrij Levencov solos on “Bon Bon Paris”.
Mindaugas Apulskis, Mindaugas Vadoklis, Tomas Razmus solos on 3X3.
All compositions and arrangements by Arnas Mikalkėnas.
Recorded with MAMA studios, by Vytautas Bedalis.
Mixed and mastered by Vytautas Bedalis.
Art work and design by Ugnė Upė Pilitauskaitė.
Produced by Oak Birches and Klaipėda Jazz Orchestra.
This album is suported by “Lithuanian Council for Culture”