Very Cool People
Very Cool People
VCP’s debut had been nominated in two 2009 Latvian music award nominations- “Best instrumental album” & “Best debut”. From 2010 till 2011 VCP had released several singles, but these tunes are not included in any of bands albums. Most of them features great guest artists with whom VCP have played some nice gigs as well. Two of these singles – Hugo & Cool People’s House – came out with cool video animations made by latvian artists Liene & Maija Mackus(Hugo) and Liene Rubane(Cool People’s House). In October of 2012th band had released their second album "Cruising In The Trolley".
This album was nominated as “Best Jazz album of 2012″ at Latvian Music Awards 2012. In September 2015th VCP had released their third album "FUNKOLOGY". FUNKOLOGY was nominated at 2015th Latvian Music Awards as “Best Jazz & Blues album”. It is the bands first live album and features Incredible guest artists: Evilena Protektore – vocal; Dinara Rudan – vocal; Oskars Stolse-Semerovs – vocal & mouth harmonica; Kristīne Prauliņa – vocal; Jānis Stībelis – vocal; Aija Vītoliņa – vocal; Ralfs Eilands – vocal. In April of 2017 band released their forth album "Heya Some Kind of Fish! We Don’t Know The Name Of This Fish In English, But In Latvian It Is Vimbas" is VCP’s fourth album so far represents pieces of a symbiosis between the different allied music styles – funk, soul, jazz, klezmer, Balkan & Latvian folk music. The original lineup: Elvijs Grafcovs - guitar Māris Vitkus - keys & synth Māris Jēkabsons - saxophone Valters Sprūdžs - bass guitar Andris Buiķis - drums Kristaps Lubovs - baritone saxophone Oskars Ozoliņš - trumpet Laura Rozenberga - trombone www.verycoolpeople.org www.facebook.com/verycoolpeople Read more on Last.fm.
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