Four genuine self-created ensembles will also perform on the stages of IDeeJazz, presenting their new or even debut music album – Carrot Lights, Heliotrope, Circus and Sooäär-Kruglov Quartet. In addition to enjoying the music, you can also bring fresh music home on a CD.
Carrot Lights is the collective name of an impressively captivating and at the same time clearly improvisational piano trio, which, when written, contains three re-awarded musical personalities: Joel-Rasmus Remmel, Kaspar Kalluste and Laura Remmel.
Aleksei Kruglov from Moscow and the forces driving Estonian jazz – Jaak Sooäär, Mihkel Mälgand and Tanel Ruben , the Kruglov-Sooäär quartet – bring the combination of experience and playfulness to the stage .
A good part of the active core of Estonian jazz is also brought to the stage by the already mentioned ensemble Heliotrop, led by Mingo Rajandi and Kirke Karja. Heliotrope playing multiple award-winning musicians, including this year’s Jazz Award winning Meelis Vind and the Young Jazz Talent title-winning Kirke Karja (2014) and Kadri Voorand (2008).
Last autumn, a band called Maimztet took the stage as part of IDeeJazz ID + and received immediate attention and praise. Now he is back in the ranks of the main program and to be honest, Maimztet, consisting of former and current Eller students, is the only band to take the stage at IDeeJazz for the second time.