TARAS LUKA

thu18apr8:00 pmTARAS LUKA8:00PM | $16.00

About the Artist(s)

Ukrainian jazz accordionist, composer and arranger. He graduated from the Odesa National Music Academy (Ukraine). He received a master’s degree in music. During his musical career, he wrote a lot of original music for the accordion and more. The last of the works is a jazz album for accordion and jazz quintet called “Part of the Journey”, which was released in 2023. Also, worked as a composer and conductor in the theater for several years. He created music for two musicals, one dramatic play and worked on sound design for the theater. One of his last works was “Choral of Freedom” for symphony orchestra, choir and soprano solo (dedicated to all the children who died as a result of the war in Ukraine). The world premiere of which took place in Bologna (Italy) in Teatro Comunale de Bologna. In 2021, his works were nominated for two composer prizes of Ukraine(B. Lyatosshinsky and L. Revutsky). Over the past few years, he played many concerts in Europe in the cities of Germany, Italy, Poland, Greece, Moldova and Romania.

With Dean Thiessen- piano , Liam MacDonald – percussion, Wynton Minckler – bass and
Jamison Ko – drum