Big band // "Druskomanija" festival


Rhythm section: Drums, Bass Guitar, Guitar, Piano (and electric piano),
Saxophones: 2 Alto saxophone (one doubling soprano), 2 tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone
Trombones: 3 tenor trombones, bass trombone
Trumpets: 4 trumpets.

Duration: unspecified (free)

Submission deadline: April 24th
Application Method: Score (in .pdf format), midi/mp3 audio example, performances notes
Entries must be labelled: BIG BEN and sent to
Works selected by the Big band will be performed and recorded at the "Druskomanija" festival May 2019.

About LMTA Big band:
The origins of the big band of Lithiania Academy of Music and Theatre reach back to the nineties, when Vladimiras Čekasinas at the, then, Lithuanian State Conservatoire jazz studio brought together all those who wanted to play jazz. Since then, the big band has been lead by both Liudas Mockūnas and Dimitrijas Golovanovas. In 2015 Tomas Dičiūnas became the manager. Big bend seeks to perform various modern music, collaborates with composer Jievar Jasinski. Together with the most famous Lithuanian musicians, he actively participates in jazz festivals, performs solo concerts. Big band's members are already well-known on the Lithuanian scene, many of them performing within their own projects and concerts

LMTA Big bend director Tomas Dičiūnas

24 Apr 2019