36th Vilnius Jazz Festival. 12-16 October, 2022

Geck

Lithuania

Skomantas Ostašenkovas – dr
Justas Totilas – elg
Žygimantas Daujotas – bg

The trio, members of which study at different higher education institutions in Kaunas, have been playing together for three years. This year, the trio has already tried their luck in more than one competition: they won the first prize in the Children and Youth Group Competition INTERPO in Šiauliai and reached the semi-finals in the Novus competition organised by Loftas.

The group participated several times in Šiauliai gyvai (Šiauliai Live) festival, in Kyla gandrai (The Storks are Rising) festival organised by Pajiešmeniai Culture Centre, and appeared in festivals in Šiauliai and its surroundings Šiaulių naktys (Šiauliai Nights), Šiaulių dienos (Šiauliai Days), Saulės vasaros koncertai (Sun Summer Concerts), Mono dienos (Mono Days), Aš, Tu ir Muzika (Me, You and Music).

For the VJYP finals the ensemble will perform the composition Nimbus by the leader S. Ostašenkovas.

Skomantas Ostašenkovas studies music technology at Kaunas University of Technology. He acquired his percussion basics at the 1st Music School in Šiauliai and later honed his skills in various music projects with different bands (Ritmas Kitaip, VV, Oktava and Stotis). He has been playing in the Šiauliai Big Band Romuva for six years.

Justas Totilas is a student at the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences. He has been playing guitar for six years and became a member of the Big Band Romuva a year ago.

Žygimantas Daujotas is studying music production at Kaunas Vytautas Magnus University. He graduated in classical guitar from the 1st Music School in Šiauliai, then taught himself to play the bass guitar, which he has been playing for six years. He performs in various bands and projects, as well as jazz sessions.  

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