Music writer and saxophonist Mikus Solovejs talks with guitarist Jānis Ruņģis about his solo recording session at Nurme church. About story behind the album YGGDRASIL, life in music, influences, teachers, sound and inventions, J.S. Bach and more. Filmed on November 30. 2020. Subtitles in ENG and RU.
Conversation with saxophonists Liudas Mockūnas and Arvydas Kazlauskas before their duo performance and recording session in the peat amphitheater "Solstice", in Drabiņi bog, Jelgava region, Latvia. Interviewed by Mikus Solovejs. Filmed on September 16. 2020. Subtitles in LV and RU.
Recording session - concert of duo Liudas Mockūnas / Arvydas Kazlauskas at the Peat amphitheater - nature concert hall in the bog - "Solstice". Filmed on September 16. 2020.
Reporting from the Concert Hall "Latvija" in Ventspils. Recording all analog albums of pianist Kristaps Vanadziņš Trio and jazz / spoken word project "klausies". Filmed by Kurzemes TV and broadcasted in ReTV.
Jersika Records founder Mareks Ameriks discover the story behind Charles Lloyd Quartet album " In The Soviet Union. Recorded At The Tallinn Jazz Festival" and controversy around Latvian jazz combo "Zvaigznīte" and talking with festival witnesses Mārtiņš Saulespurēns and Juris Āķis, who was also festival representative in Latvia back in 1967.
Filmed on April 18. 2019, January 6., 23. 2020. Subtitles in ENG and RU
Music writer and saxophonist Mikus Solovejs talks with saxophonist, composer and Latvian Radio Big Band leader Kārlis Vanags about his latest vinyl release on Jersika Records and life in music. Filmed on May 23. 2020. Subtitles in ENG and RU.
JAZZ.RU look back at the Reel-to-Reel analog recording session of Kārlis Vanags / Latvian Radio Big Band album IDENTITIES
Album "VARIATIONS" by Vyacheslav Ganelin / Deniss Pashkevich / Arkady Gotesman awarded as best jazz album in Latvia 2019. Short interview with Deniss Pashkevich after receiving award. Filmed by TVNET on 18.02.2020. Subtitles in ENG and RU
Official video for composition "Op.2" from LP Stanislav Yudin / Asnate Rancane "Op.2"
Music writer and saxophonist Mikus Solovejs talks with Latvian bassist and composer Stanislav Yudin about his releases on Jersika Records, about his roots and future goals, life and music. Filmed on October 14. 2019. Subtitles in ENG and RU
Third Jersika Records show at ONO TESLA on NTS Radio. Listen to the music from upcoming releases in 2020 and hear Michael Holland talking with Kārlis Auziņš, Matiss Cudars, Kārlis Vanags, Martins Saulespurens and Mareks Ameriks.
Music writer and saxophonist Mikus Solovejs talks with Latvian musician, composer, saxophonist Deniss Pashkevich about his latest release on Jersika Records, about his roots and future goals, life and music. Filmed on July 31. 2019. Subtitles in ENG and RU
Jersika Records founder Mareks Ameriks talks with Latvian double-bassist, composer Ivars Galenieks about his recordings published on vinyl so far, about stories behind each of those records etc. Filmed on May 27. 2019. Subtitles in ENG and RU
Second Jersika Records show at ONO TESLA on NTS Radio. Endless Roar talks about upcoming album Rush Hush, label founder and producer Mareks Ameriks about releases on label 2019 and simfo - jazz in Latvia. Music from Lupa, Endless Roar, Vyacheslav Ganelin / Deniss Pashkevich / Arkady Gotesman, Gederts Ramans, Stivín & Co Jazz System.
We were happy to welcome online radio show Ono Tesla from Manchester NTS Radio at our studio LokoMotiv Room, where we listened to music we like and both released and unreleased yet artists from Jersika Records 2017 / 2018, as well as had a chat about label, vinyl digging in Riga and newest in Latvian jazz scene and tapes culture as well.