IKIZ CABIN CREW
Ikiz Cabin Crew led by award winning Istanbul born drummer Robert Mehmet Ikiz has toured and held workshops in 53 countries with artists & bands like Nils Landgren Funk Unit, Joe Sample, Bobby McFerrin, Barbara Hendricks, Ivan Lins, BBC Orchestra, NDR Big Band and many other bands and orchestras.
Robert Mehmed Ikiz is based in Stockholm/Sweden and has received 3 awards from the Swedish Royal Music Academy and was chosen "Musician of the year" by the Swedish Radio in 2017.
Manne Skafvenstedt is a sought after swedish pianist/keyboardist and producer. In 2016 he and his jazz quintet won the price Best Young Jazz Group and after his jazz piano studies at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm he has been playing all of the world in different constellations.
Jason Hunter is a Trumpeter, Arranger, and Composer originally from
Los Angeles California. After studying music performance and composition at both Fullerton College and Berklee College of Music with jazz greats such as; Mark Whitfield, Ralph Peterson and Tiger Okoshi. Jason has been performing around the world with various artist and projects as a side-man as well as a band leader.
Jason is currently residing in Estonia and is set to release his debut album
showcasing eight original compositions and two classic jazz standards.
Hunter's style of blending his west coast jazz,funk, and R@B roots with Hard Bop and modern jazz creativity,
can certainty be described as enriching music for the mind, body, and soul.
Ikiz Cabin Crew plays original music written by Ikiz. The variety of styles from jazz to electronica together with the scandinavian melancholy blended with oriental rythms are the characteristic sounds of the band.
The band will perform the singles released by Ikiz Cabin Crew as well as material from Ikiz solo albums.
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