The duet of internationally renowned Domas Aleksa (bass player)(Lithuania) and pianist Leonid Nesterov (Latvia) is opening the autumn series of concerts organised by Windcraft Loud.
A modern jazz concert by a unique combination of musicians!
Domas Aleksa is one of the best bass players in Lithuania and the Baltic States. From the age of 6 he started playing classical cello, but after 7 years he became more interested in playing the guitar. Domas has toured internationally with many popular acts and musicians. His performance credits and tours include American blues star Otis Taylor and jazz singer Philip Hamilton to name but a few. At Sony Jazz Stage he played with world famous American drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, while at the Klaipeda Jazz Festival he performed with the Tunisian lute and guitar prodigy Nabil Khemir. Domas has collaborated with various bands and performed in numerous prestigious international jazz festivals, including London, Ottawa, Tokyo, Moscow, Cairo, Acacia (Ethiopia), Izmir (Turkey), Bratisvalava, JazzKaar, Europalia (Belgium), and many others. Together with various pop bands he has supported many international superstars, such as Black Eyed Peas, Simply Red, Macy Gray, Avril Lavigne and more. With his own band, D'Orange, he has supported Incognito, Poogie Bell Band, Roy Ayers Band, and others. Domas has recorded more than 30 studio albums as a session musician for other artists in various styles of music, and even with the demands of a busy touring and recording schedule, he still finds time to continue working on his own compositions and is recently recorded his second studio album, which was released in March, 2015.
Leonid Nesterov began his music career in Latvia and has lived in Limassol since 2010; he plays with different musicians around Cyprus sharing his passion for jazz performing with various musicians from Baltic States, Germany, Cyprus, Russia and Israel.
Friday 9 September 2016, 21:00
Concert fee €10 / €8 for Windcraft Loud members
Windcraft Music Centre (27 Xanthis Xenierou, 1015 Nicosia)
Information / Reservations: 22-377748, www.windcraftmusic.com