Tamara Obrovac and Karen Asatrian, together in the project, meeting point of Armenian and Istrian spirit, the synthesis of two musical journeys
Tamara Obrovac and Karen Asatrian, a Croatian singer and an Armenian piano player together in the project, meeting point of Armenian and Istrian spirit, the synthesis of two musical journeys, two musical handwritings, two great performers and composers, both seeking for truthfulness combining archaic language of their traditions with modern jazz expression.
This band offers harmonious combination of two traditions, two melodic expressions and two different languages, united in intensity of the expression, both dynamic and melancholic, suffused with spontaneity, inventive improvisation, freedom, and humor, present in Tamara’s and Karen’s work.
Both artist are gifted with great potential in performing live music; she with her fascinating voice and singing skills and he with his eclectic and passionate piano playing; combining jazz expression with archaism of their traditions, blending their emotional and creative forces, in a small, unique musical cosmos...
Tamara and Karen will be joined by excellent musicians, Krunoslav Levačić on drums and Zvonimir Šestak on double bass.
Check the concert excerpts from their performance on Matulji Etno Jazz festival 2016.