Maris Briezkalns Quintet (MBQ) is one of the leading acoustic mainstream bands on the Latvian jazz scene. MBQ has performed on several international stages, including MIDEM, Pori Jazz, London Jazz Festival, Ottawa Jazz, Jazz at Castle in Prague, Venice Jazz Festival, Tokyo Jazz, Blue Note Jazz Club NYC.
The group is receiving a lot of good feedback:
“I had a great time playing with this group of talented musicians. Judging by this group, the jazz scene in Latvia is world-class. Our night together was wonderful!” – Brian Lynch.
“Maris Briezkalns and his group proved that Latvian jazz is more than just alive and well – it is the embodiment of a creative energy that characterizes the human spirit. Latvia is taking the lead in asserting its place in the cultural landscape and its musicians are significant players on the world stage. Uplifting triumph!” – Jeff Levenson, Half Note Records Executive Vice President – Half Note Records.
MARIS BRIEZKALNS QUINTET FEAT. DINARA RUDANE concert 31th oh July (read more)