Published on April 10, 2013
This is really exciting: I got admitted into the Master of Music program in jazz voice at one of the most prestige schools in the world! I have acquired it by going to the audition in New York. While I was there an extraordinary thing happened – there were some musicians at the audition that accompanied another singer, and they invited me to come sing that night in St. Peter’s Church (a base in black jazz community) – it felt … Read More »
Published on January 27, 2013
Dear friends! You can support me by voting for me at Made In NY jazz festival – which could get me to perform there! All you have to do is go to this link http://madeinnyjazz.com/astrid/ and if you like what you see vote for me (by registering to vote (giving your name and email at Register to vote – blue part) and follow the link you get on your mail to the pink part.. 30 seconds max!) … another idea … Read More »
Published on January 18, 2013
The Meaning of The Blues, the first song recorded with this amazing musicians (Matija, Zvone and Kruno) is published! I did the sorry job of doing the video editing, but it serves only as a reference. Maybe some day I will do it right, but for now this is it. The other two songs with Matija and four new ones with another great piano player, Hrvoje Galler, are coming out soon. This video editing business is not fun as doing … Read More »
Published on December 21, 2012
Not only that we survived “the end of the world”, but I also received this, that could be the end of the world as I know it: “We are very pleased to inform you that you have passed the prescreening round for the Master of Music in Jazz Voice. Congratulations! The next step is…” JUHUUUUUUUUUUUU!!!! Manhattan here I come!
Published on December 20, 2012
Xmas came early for me this year, precisely, last weekend: the Mildreds concert on Friday and on Saturday recording for the audition with Kruno Levacic, Zvonimir Sestak and for the first time ever Matija Dedic…it was really something else.. My New Year’s wish will be that every weekend could be like this one! thank you all so much, tudi Mildredsove Uros, Ziga i Blaz, Francesco Moretti, Niikso, Lela and Joe Kaplowitz and Feki, Mr.The Sound of Maribor.
Published on December 16, 2012
It was so much fun getting together again! We performed some songs that we haven’t in years – like The Eagles’ Desperado, and James Taylor’s Your Smiling Face.. there are two new videos recorded by Francesco, as well as tons of photos posted on the Facebook page www.facebook.com/music.astrid
Published on November 26, 2012
I am very happy to announce that the new recordings are taking place in Kramasonic Studio, Zagreb, with an enormous beautiful sound by Hrvoje Niksic together with amazing musicians such as Hrvoje Galler – piano, Zvone Sestak – double bass and Kruno Levacic – drums. As soon as we are done with the recordings I will post them online, stay tuned!
Published on November 20, 2012
The new record of Spart Jazz Project was presented at the Jazz Time Festival in Rijeka, with Spartaco Crnjaric – guitar, Zvjezdan Ruzic – piano, Henry Radanovic – double bass and Branimir Gazdik – drums. New photos are in the Gallery, and the video recording of one song – Leave Me (music by Spartaco, lyrics by Astrid) is under Video, check them out! The record will be released – soon.. very soon…