Elvijs Grafcovs – guitar

Maris Jekabsons – saxophone

Māris Vitkus – keyboards

Valters Sprūdžs – bass

Kaspars Grigalis – drums

Very Cool People is a jazz-funk, fusion band from Riga, which started in 2007. So far, they have released two studio albums – their own debut (2009) and “Cruising in the Trolley” (2012) – both receiving impressive praise from music critics as well as jazz and mainstream music audiences. The background of the band is jazz, blues and funk, adding rock and hip-hop influences to them, their work sounds fresh and original. VCP enjoys their live performances more than anything else and they are known for their active energy-packed concerts. Very Cool People has performed in clubs and festivals in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Poland, Austria and Spain, and has collaborated with various performers (vocalists, MCs, musicians) from Latvia, Germany, the UK, the USA and Spain.

“ In our concert at Tartu Jazz Club we will play our original material from our last record as well as new tunes from our upcomming album. We are very happy to come back to play to Estonia & this will be our first time playing in Tartu, so we are really looking forward to have this concert at Tartu Jazz Club. “ – Very Cool People