"Pap-Jazz Quartet" celebrates jubilee
On November 11, in Uzhgorod, there will be the gala concert to mark the 20th anniversary of the creative activity of the well known in Ukraine and beyond jazz ensemble "Pap-Jazz Quartet" and its founder - Roma musician and composer, Honored Worker of Culture of Ukraine Vilmos Pap (Willie Pap Sr.), who made an invaluable contribution to the development and promotion of Transcarpathian Roma art.
In 2009, the artist passed away, but his musical and organizational skills were inherited by his son - Willie Pap Jr., who today continues a series of landmark projects initiated by his father.
The group many times has become laureate of many domestic and foreign music forums and is the unchanged initiator (together with the Society of Transcarpathian Roma Musical Culture "Lautari") of the traditional international festival of jazz art "Pap-Jazz-Fest", that is held in Uzhgorod since 1997 and is considered a cultural brand of the region.
The anniversary concert of the "Pap-Jazz-Quartet" will begin at 18.00 on the stage of the Puppet Theater.