FUNKorporation | Very Cool People (LV) tour

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Two bands, one funky-jazzy tour. Their sounds combine jazz, funky grooves, balkan-klezmer vibes and energy, so you can dance your shoes off. Very Cool People, for the first time in Romania together with FUNKorporation will provide a live performance not to be missed.

FUNKorporation is a band from Romania, Cluj Napoca founded in 2011.Funky grooves, heavy low ends, exceptional vocals, spicy wind instruments, mixed with some jazz, soul, ska, balkan, reggae and positive attitude! The band has played over 200 live shows all over Romania. In 2012 they were the winners of the Transilvania International Art and Music Festival`s Award, in 2013 nominated in the best live act category of the Transilvania Music Awards. Funkorporation played as the opening act for bands like Heaven Street Seven, IRIE Maffia, PASO from Hungary, Suie Paparude, Byron, Compact and Moonlight Breakfast from Romania. In 2015 the band won on the Jazz in The Park`s contest a second prize and became third at the Street Music Festival in Satu Mare. Their song, Downtown, was in the first place for over four months in the Top 40 charts on the regional Radio Paprika.

Very Cool People is a jazz-funk band from Riga, Latvia. With a backbone in jazz and funk, incorporating influences from surf, rock, klezmer and hip hop, the band creates a modern, energetic, full of drive and listenable music for a wide audience. Using contemporary tools, it is trying to put jazz and funk back on the dance floor and make it more accessible for everyone.Very Cool People is an active-gigging band in which all the members love and enjoy performing live shows more than anything. When they are on the stage they “blow the roof off” of the place and charge the audience with energy and rhythms to dance their shoes off. So far Very Cool People have released four albums which enjoyed great feedback from music critics, both in jazz and in mainstream audiences:Very Cool People (2009, CD) - nominated in two 2009 Latvian music award nominations (“Best instrumental album” & “Best debut”);Cruising In The Trolley (2012, CD) - nominated as “Best Jazz album of 2012? at Latvian Music Awards 2012;Funkology (2015, CD) - nominated in the 2015th Latvian Music Awards as “Best Jazz & Blues album”.Heya Some Kind Of Fish! We Don't Know The Name Of This Fish In English, But In Latvian It’s Vimbas“(2017, CD and Vinyl) (in short „Heya Some Kind Of Fish!“)


FUNKorporation, RO
Horváth Hanna, vocals
Székely Erika, vocals
Sándor László, bass
Bajusz Gábor, drums
Balla Szabolcs, saxophone
Túrós Tamás, trombone
Halmen József, guitar
Elvijs Grafcovs, guitar
Maris Jekabsons, tenor sax
Arturs Sebris, bariton sax
Laura Rozenberga, trombone
Oskars Ozolinš, trumpet
Maris Vitkus, keyboards
Janis Olekšs, bass
Harijs Gutmanis, drums

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