Dimitrije Vasiljevic Album Release

Dimitrije Vasiljevic Album Release

Dimitrije Vasiljević is a New York-based award-winning pianist and composer who has been hailed by jazz masters as one of the most promising names in the jazz world. His is a new voice combining the gentle flavor of European jazz with intricate musical landscapes full of exotic rhythms and sophisticated harmony. This multi-talented pianist is today among the most exciting new artists on the NYC jazz scene. From his native Serbia, where he was a member of prominent jazz ensembles and performed extensively throughout Europe, Dimitrije journey has taken him to Berklee College of Music in Boston and thent o NYU where he is currently completing a master's degree in Jazz Performance and where he is also an adjunct professor of jazz. He has headlined performances at many US and European jazz venues and festivals including the Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland), where in 2008 he was selected as one of twelve finalists to compete at the prestigious "Montreux Solo Jazz Piano Competition" - and won both third jury prize and the audience prize.

In April 2013, Dimitrije released his debut album as a leader, "The Path of Silvan", consisting entirely of his original compositions. Silvans are said to be mythical creatures who led ancient Serbian knights from the darkness to the light. For this album he received outstanding reviews and high praise from jazz masters such as Jean-Michel Pilc, Laszlo Gardony, Brad Shepik, Andy Milne and others. In Mr. Pilc's words, "Dimitrije is a rare example of a musician whose qualities - sensibility, virtuosity, harmonic and melodic invention - all converge towards the same point: a music of deep and rewarding beauty. His latest CD is a brilliant demonstration of music making at the highest level."

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Tuesday, September 24 · Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM at DROM

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