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Tmbata Orchestra -  Armenia

We are happy to present first of the headliners of One Caucasus 2018: Tmbata Orchestra!

 

Dihaj - Azerbaijan

We are glad to introduce you the next  headliner of One Caucasus 2018: Dihaj !!

Dihaj is an electronic music collective from Baku, Azerbaijan formed in 2014. Initially a one-man-band Dihaj expanded as Anar (guitar, synth) and Ali (drums, percussion, fx) joined the project. “We all come from completely different musical backgrounds, so our sound is quite eclectic. That’s why we’ve never really been interested in trying to pinpoint the genre of the music we play. Just play what seems right and leave the rest to the listeners, right?” – says lead vocalist Diana. Despite this,

 

Nick Infest - Georgia

We are glad to introduce you another participant of One Caucasus 2018: Nick Infest !!!

Untill 2008 Nick Infest with other DJs were actively listening to various types of music and playing some DJ sets. They were organizing just home music parties before realized it is really worth to share music with others. They started to invite new guests, strangers and as a result expanded a scale of their music performance.

Consequently young ambitious guys created the Georgian Psychedelic Community. From small open music events they have grown up to more serious professional festivals. They mostly play psychedelic trance music, sometimes down tempo such as ambient, dub or chill.

 

Red Carpet Band - Georgia

We are glad to share with you a short interview with our next headliner: ''Red Carpet Band''


Their Musical Path started from the Cultural Center in Marneuli (town near Bolnisi), where you can learn to play various musical instruments. Band’s members were taking classes separately in this center and after meeting each other there, one day a great idea of creating a band, music and art together came to their mind. From this point they became an active part of Marneuli’s cultural life.
''Red Carpet'' makes covers of pop, rock, pop-rock, blues music.

 

Nemra - Armenia

Let's read an interesting interview with the next headliner of One Caucasus Festival 2018 – Nemra (Armenia).

Their musical path started from accidentally written songs. In 2011, young enthusiastic people got a wish to create a music band and one year later the dream incarnates into ''Nemra''. The band's members are Van Eghiazaryan,VaspurEghiazaryan, Marianna Karakeyan, Marek Zaborski.

Jakub Królikowski (Poland) - POZNAN HORNS

More and more talanted musicians on One Caucasus 2018. Our next headliner is Jakub Królikowski (Poland) - POZNAN HORNS  !

 

Jakub Królikowski collaborates with numerous musicians and artists from Poland and Europe. One of this great projects is POZNAN HORNS. He creates and performs music to achieve aesthetic satisfaction and metaphysical refection of the listeners. He performs improvised music and futuristic jazz on trumpet and piano (yass-bands 'Kartony' and Piotr Mełech Quartet).

The Natural Born Lovers (Georgian - American)

We introduce you our next headliner - The Natural Born Lovers (Georgian - American)  

 The Natural Born Lovers are the only Georgian-American blues band in the world and play a wide selection of authentic material deeply rooted in classic Chicago style blues, yet the audience can expect to also hear West Coast, Memphis and New Orleans numbers, as well as the band’s original songs.

Band leader Paul Rimple began playing harmonica as a teenager. An epiphany during a Willie Dixon concert in 1981 changed his life forever.

“That’s when the blues bit me,” he says. “Muddy Waters came out and sang I Got My Mojo Working and I got weak in the knees. I knew right then that I’d be playing the blues for the rest of my life.”

H3 Collective  (Azerbaijan)

Meet our next headliner - H3 Collective  (Azerbaijan)  

H3 Collective is a jazzhop/etnohop/hiphop band from Azerbaijan. They established the band "H3 Collective" about a year ago. They have created a new style of music mixing Azerbaijani national music and hip hop rhythms. When H3 makes music the most important thing for them is harmony.  They work on our very first album now and the band's main purpose to make Azerbaijani music famous in the world.

 

Piotr Melech (Poland) - Poznan Horns

We are happy to represent you our next headliner -  Piotr Melech (Poland).  He is an improviser. He performs as a solo musician as well as with various bands such as Poznan Horns.

 One Caucasus: How and when did your musical path start ?

Piotr Melech: It's a long story...Many years ago I heard a duet of a clarinetist with a double bass in front of a bar in Brussels. The sound of the clarinet charmed me enough that I decided to become a clarinetist. Well, I am now! There were many years of practice, playing on the streets and later  playing in bands. I have been playing for 18 years. I really love it!

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The project is cofunded by Marneuli Municipality, Government of the United States, the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland, Warsaw City Hall, Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia and French Institute of Georgia