ABOUT

Deniss Pashkevichis a saxophonist, composer, producer, a teacher of jazz and improvisational music and a prominent figure in the Baltics jazz with his name included in the European Jazz Tree. He gained his education both in classical and modern rhythmic directions.

Throughout the years of his career Deniss has become an official artist-endorser of eight companies such as Marca Reeds, Kay Siebold Mouthpieces, TT Mouthpieces, Erica Synths, Gamechanger Audio, Arturia as well as Art Director for “Riga Winds” saxophones (UK/Latvia).

Deniss Pashkevich has participated in recording over 50 albums. In 2017 his album “Yours Faithfully” won a Latvian Grammy as the best Blues & Jazz album. In 2019 album “Variations” that is recored together with Vyacheslav Ganelin and Arkady Gotesman got 4 star review on one of the most prestigious magazines “Downbeat”. Latest release in 2019 is an album “Asta In Madrid” recorded together with danish jazz musicians Chrisitan Frank, Claus Kaarsgaard and Carsten Landors.

Deniss Pashkevich regularly plays together with world class players such as Randy Brecker, Seamus Blake, Aaron Parks, Tim Hagans and many more and visited festival all over the world.

He’s the founder of “Riga Room” – the organisation thats managing musicians and organising jazz concerts and work shops in cooperation with many organisations in Europe.