Deniss Pashkevich (Latvia) - Saxophone
Steeped in the tradition of John Coltrane, Deniss Pashkevich is a Latvian flautist and saxophonist, producer, ad-libber and educator with a profound calling. His sound is unique and powerful with the ability to penetrate your soul. This sonic clarity and ability has made him one of the most in demand musicians from the Baltics.
Deniss Pashkevich name is fixed in European Jazz Tree. He is one of most known artists as jazz culture and modern style founders and developers in Latvia for last 20 years.
Deniss's own country has highly evaluated his investment in music in general, not only in Jazz, choosing him and his band to represent Latvia in 11 Baltic Sea countries in the frame of the project Balticness (2007-2008), during which he performed in the best concert halls of those countries. Pashkevich has performed in all the major festivals in the Baltics and Scandinavia such as Pori Jazz (Finland), Rigas Ritmi (Latvia), Dzintaru Concert Hall (Latvia), Birstonas, Klaipeda, Kaunas and Vilnius international jazz festival, Jonova Jazz festival (Lithuania), Muhu Future Music Festival, Jazz Kaar, Tartu jazz, Pernu Jazz, Vosu international jazz festival (Estonia), International Jazz festival Jazz Globus (Israel), Birdland (Hamburg, Germany), Quasimodo Jazz Club (Berlin, Germany), Jazz shmede club (Dieseldorf, Germany), Fasching Jazz club (Stockholm, Sweden) and Akwarium Jazzarium (Warsaw, Poland), Jazz House (Copenhagen, Denmark), Music Village (Brussels), Concert Hall Jaani Kirik, Jazz Philharmony (David Galashokin) (St.Petersburg), Jazz on the Dneper (Ukraina), Asia, Hong Kong, Skylark, Opus jazz club (Hungary) and many more bigger ad smaller stages for last 20 years.
2014 - official artist endorser of Kay Siebold (Germany), music instrument manufacturers. 2013 – official artist endorser of P.Mauriat (Taiwan), music instrument manufacturers. 2013 – official artist endorser of Theo Wanne (USA), music instrument manufacturers. 2009 - MARCA REEDS (France), manufacturing world's finest musical instrument reeds since 1957, chose D.Pashkevich their official artist endorser.