Published on November 11, 2017
At Carnegie Hall on October 24, singer and composer Astrid Kuljanic performed a concert with her band Transatlantic Exploration Company for the release of her album Riva. Besides Astrid, Transatlantic Exploration Company is comprised of accordionist and native New Yorker Ben Rosenblum, bassist Mat Muntz of Seattle, WA, and Brazilian percussionist Rogerio Boccato. The sold out crowd at Weill Recital Hall (which included the consuls of both Croatia and Serbia) was treated to Astrid’s original music, as well as jazz … Read More »
PledgeMusic reached the goal, we did it!! (The store will remain open so you can still order the album)
Published on October 11, 2017
Dear pledgers, We did it! Thank you for preordering the album and other goodies from the campaign, it reached 105%! It’s been an intense experience, and I’m grateful for your support and kind words. The store on PledgeMusic will remain open so you can still order goodies at www.pledgemusic.com/projects/astrid After the campaign has been completed, a bigger part of the proceeding will go to Doctors Without Borders. Now I have the sweet task to actually lock myself in the house … Read More »
Published on October 6, 2017
Campaign ends on October 12th! Get goodies at the online store at www.pledgemusic.com/projects/astrid Hope you will find something you like, such as the new CD, the hand made flower made of wool, some memorabilia from the Carnegie Hall concert, or just the digital download of the album. You can also get a private live concert, tickts, and lessons!
Published on September 8, 2017
I am beyond excited that I can invite you to the album release concert at Carnegie Hall on October 24th! The whole band will be there: Ben Rosenblum on accordion, Mat Muntz on bass and Rogerio Boccato on percussion, including special guests: Hrvatska Ruža Folklore Rosa Asaran Earth Trio Elijah Shiffer – saxophone Ben Sutin – violin You can buy tickets here! It’s gonna be a night of celebration of music and I will even be bringing a piece of … Read More »
Published on June 19, 2017
Check the Calendar page, you can find there the dates and locations of our upcoming tour in Europe. Kick off is in Croatia on July 15 at Labin Jazz Festival, and we end in Hungary at Ordogkatlan Festival in the beginning of August! We will also be showing off with our new album that we recorded during this year in NYC composed of our arrangements of folk songs from all over the world and an original song by Anne. The … Read More »
Published on March 31, 2017
Our first video is out! Watch it here: https://youtu.be/9PyHW8YJoj8 roam around New York City. Thank you Brane Bala for the help with filming and Ben, Mat and Rogerio for your insane playing on this one! The next video will be of my own song Kamo Je Fini Ov Dan, stay tuned!
Published on February 14, 2017
Preparations are coming along for the first band video of Astrid Kuljanic Transatlantic Exploration Company! We made it in Astoria with a little help of my friends. I would like to thank Brane Bala, Anne Boccato and Vedran Kirincic for all their help, and most of all the band Rogerio Boccato, Ben Rosenblum and Mat Muntz for looking so sharp! We will release it in March!
Published on January 14, 2017
I got to see a little bit of China as a tourist as well as perform in the JZ club in Hangzhou with a great band subbing for the wonderful Annie Chen: Tomoko Omura – violin, Marius Doboule – guitar, Mat Muntz – bass and Derric Dickens – drums This trip has made me aware of the pollution that is real in other parts of the world. Seems the greed will make us suffocate in the end. Hangzhou is a … Read More »