GMF Jazz Festival

Viktorija Pilatovic's 'Stories of England'

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Last Show: Saturday 19 th August 2017

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Sensational singer/songwriter from Lithuania, Viktorija started as a classical pianist before she discovered Jazz. Several years of study, scholarships and awards later, she inevitably started to play and record with many people of note including John Clayton.Ralph Peterson, Alex Sipiagin, David Berkman, Don Braden, Jeff Cascaro, Freddie Bryant, Gene Jackson, Robin Eubanks. Since 2013 has been an artist for Greg Osby’s Inner Circle music label. This concert will release her latest CD "Stories".

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Her musical journey led her through the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre and later to Prins Claus Conservatorium in The Netherlands where she got a double Bachelor’s degree in Jazz Performance and arranging. She obtained a Master’s in Music from Berklee College of Music where she was given a Full Scholarship and she became an assistant professor of Jazz Vocal Performance at USFQ College of Music in Ecuador, a part of Berklee College of Music International Network.

Band Lineup

Victorija Pilatovic (vocals) 
Perico Sambeat (sax)
Barry Green (piano) 
Arnie Somogyi (bass)
Francesco Petreni (drums & percussion)