Radu Vâlcu Quintet (RVQ) is an assembly of professional musicians with classical and jazz backgrounds. The heterogeneity of the group is noticeable at the compositional level - influenced by classical contemporary music, classical minimalism and also contemporary jazz mixed with world music from Balkans and Middle East.
In RVQ, their perseverance in making music by their own taste already shows results, and RVQ is growing into a landmark in the local music scene. Only after you listen to their music, do you realise how long you have been waiting for it.
Radu Vâlcu – guitar
Răzvan Florescu –vibraphone
Mihai Balabaș – violin, sfx
Andrei Petrache – keys
Anthony Gutierrez - drums
jazzunit. is a night celebrating unity and togetherness alongside Bucharest’s finest jazz musicians and beyond. Put your dancing shoes on and warm yourself up, alongside our DJ, with a well sought selection of the hottest jazz, dance, soul and house records. Every night will feature a concert of emerging, fresh bands from the local jazz scene, which later on will be followed by a jam session of improvised groove music. A blend of Jazz, Afrobeat, Soul, Electronic, Hip-Hop and more. A short set will be performed by our house band, 7th SENSE, and the rest of the night will see the stage open to passion driven artists.
DODO is a self proclaimed music lover, DJ and Founder of Make Music Not War (MMNW) independent music production school from Romania. He brings happiness and love by his absolutely positive, carefully selected tracks, building up an unforgettable musical journey all the time.
He shared the stage with many high ranked artist, like : Polo & Pan (FR), Borrowed Identity (DE), Pillowtalk (US), Kraak and Smaak (NL), Bondax (UK), Todd Edwards (US), Zabiela (UK), Little Boots (US), Kornél Kovács (SE), Sam Divine (UK), Mathew Dekay (US), Dub Pistols (UK), Freestylers (UK), dan le sac Vs Scroobius Pip (UK), Renegades Of Jazz (DE), Silent Strike (RO), Karpov not Kasparov (RO), The Model(RO), Danaga(RO), Iamyank (HU), Infragandhi (HU), Zagar(HU), and others.
7th SENSE is one of the youngest and most appreciated jazz bands from Romania, achieving to build in the last three years a solid image around the local and national jazz scene. They combine fresh jazz compositions with groove driven music and improvisation, all of which can be heard on their debut album ‘Light in Chaos’, which was released this June. The journey they’ve been on has thought them that no matter how hard times can get, there is always a light we can cling onto in the chaos that is surrounding us. Thus, the wish to bring a ray of hope and convey this message with the audience has become an important part of their music and identity as a band. You will be drawn in to hop along their journey, discovering a multitude of influences ranging from soul, nu-jazz to electronic and world music.