DIMITRIJE VASILJEVIC QUARTET
Dimitrije Vasiljevic (Serbia) – piano
Brad Shepik (USA) – el. guitar
Ayal Tsubery (Israel) – upright bass
Alessio Romano (Italy) – drums
Dimitrije Vasiljevic’s debut album as a leader – The Path of Silvan – is set for release on September 24 in New York City’s club Drom.
Praised by many jazz masters such as Jean-Michel Pilc, Laszlo Gardony, Brad Shepik, Andy Milne and others, “The Path of Silvan” is receiving outstanding reviews. In Jean-Marie Pilc’s words, “Dimitrije is a rare example of a musician whose qualities – sensibility, virtuosity, harmonic and melodic invention – all converge towards the same point: a music of deep and rewarding beauty. His latest CD is a brilliant demonstration of music making at the highest level.”
Compositions on this album represent original music mixture that incorporates modern jazz and traditional Balkan music combining gentle flavor of European jazz with intricate musical landscapes full of exotic rhythms and sophisticated harmony. Dimitrije Vasiljevic seamlessly meshes his talents as pianist, composer and arranger to create his original musical expression and contemporary sound. AllAboutJazz.com describes Dimitrije’s music as “Iridescent and captivating. A cascade of weaving twists and turns.”
For more information about the album release performance on September 24 at Drom visit their website here
Dimitrije Vasiljević is a New York-based award-winning pianist and composer who has been hailed by jazz masters as one of the most promising names in the jazz world. This multi-talented pianist is today among the most exciting new artists on the NYC jazz scene. From his native Serbia, where he was a member of prominent jazz ensembles and performed extensively throughout Europe, Dimitrije journey has taken him to Berklee College of Music in Boston and thent o NYU where he is currently completing a master’s degree in Jazz Performance and where he is also an adjunct professor of jazz.