Astrid

Singer/Composer/Artistic Director

News

  • Kennedy Center Concert!

    Published on May 9, 2019

    I am beyond excited that I can announce the performance of my band with Ben Rosenblum on accordion and piano, Mat Muntz on bass and Peter Manheim on drums and percussion! The program will feature jazz, world, and original music, as well as traditional song and dance performed by Hrvatska Ru┼ża folklore ensemble. Here is the link with all details https://www.kennedy-center.org/Video/Performance/69593 and for those who are not in DC but would like to see this performance, there will be a … Read More »

  • Renovations House Concert No. 3!

    Published on March 20, 2019

    Renovation Series at our home will continue on Friday, March 29, 6:30 pm! This time feat. Drinking Bird and a new incarnation of Klazz-Ma-Tazz! —Suggested $20 donation for food, drinks, and music.— —-6:30 food/doors, 8:00-10:30 Music—– The Bands: DRINKING BIRD is Eladio Rojas (drums), Jacob Matheus (guitar), and Tree Palmedo (trumpet), three improviser/composers who collectively and separately have played with jazz orchestras, folk singers, emo bands, and pop stars.Together, they bring a sensitive, melodic, and eccentric approach to original compositions, … Read More »

  • Renovation Concert Series – every last Friday of the month!

    Published on February 24, 2019

    Renovation Concert Series will be held in our home on every last Friday of the month (exception March 1st cause February is too short), whenever we are here in the city. We would like it to become concert series for open minds featuring a wide range of music and food, curated for maximum effect with a total disregard of genre. $20 donation = food, beer, and most importantly, music. Nobody will be turned down due to the limited funds, only … Read More »

  • E Penso A Te – new live video from our performance at the Jazz Standard this fall!

    Published on December 24, 2018

    The new video from our concert at the Jazz Standard club in New York captured from the audience is here: https://youtu.be/uFEaibbu5G0 I recorded this song a long time ago, and somehow it never ended up on any of my albums. It’s one of my favorite songs by Lucio Battisti, a good old stalker love song that projects a dark longing vibe so accurately! We will definitely record it on our next album. Both the video and the photo were taken … Read More »

  • Rosa Vocal Group is on fire this year!

    Published on November 28, 2018

    After a sold out show at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall “Journey through Serbia” organized by the pianist Jasna Popovic, Rosa will be a part of a similar concert at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. on February 25! We have the privilege to perform at the Luka Bala Foundation’s annual benefit concert at the Museum of Illusions, and are recording our debut album in the beginning of 2019! Rosa is a female vocal group that sings traditional … Read More »

  • Astrid at the Jazz Standard in New York! Save the date: Sept 16!

    Published on August 28, 2018

    I’m thrilled to invite you to our first performance back in NYC after the Riva Summer tour with the same band: Ben Rosnenblum – accordion Mat Muntz – bass Vicente Hansen – drums at the Jazz Standard, one of my favorite jazz clubs in the world! On Sunday, September 16 at noon (12pm) for brunch, tickets are $10 and you can get them here: http://www.jazzstandard.com/page/programs/?event=20180916

  • Riva Summer Tour dates announced!

    Published on July 4, 2018

    We are starting our tour in Belgrade with two concerts, and here is a new song we covered to celebrate the occasion – Bajaga’s Ti se Ljubis, go here to watch our video: https://youtu.be/PZgn6VRu4BQ This will be the first time I’ll visit Serbia, so if you have some friends that might be interested in our concerts, please invite them! This will also be the first time I’m bringing my band Astrid Kuljanic Transatlantic Exploration Company from New York, and I’m … Read More »

  • Tour with Matti Salo (guitar, Finland) and Mat Muntz (bass, USA)

    Published on June 14, 2018

    Vocalist Astrid Kuljanic, guitarist Matti Salo, and bassist Mat Muntz have come together to create new music – exploring free improvisation, live electronics, and compositions drawing on a diverse range of influences. Salo is a versatile multi-instrumentalist, composer, and sound designer based in Tampere, Finland with experience ranging from solo guitar and small group jazz to death metal and scoring puppet theater productions. Kuljanic and Muntz are both based in New York and have collaborated as a duo since 2015, … Read More »