"If you were music, I would listen to you ceaselessly, and my low spirits would brighten up." - Anna Akhmatova

Vitalii Kyianytsia

Vitalii Kyianytsia - is a Ukrainian pianist and composer, living in Berlin. Starting with classical music and then exploring contemporary and experimental music, he has now reached his final destination: jazz music. Vitalii has performed with the Ensemble Modern, the Lucerne Festival Ensemble, Stargaze and LUX:NM. "Last Day of Spring" is his first album as a band leader.

Johannes Fink - is a prominent figure on the German and European jazz scene. Starting with guitar and piano, Johannes has found his own sound performing on double bass and recently on a 5-string "cello-bass". He has worked with Lee Konitz, Alexander von Schlippenbach, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Michael Wollny, Rolf and Joachim Kühn, Aki Takase, Rudi Mahall, Greg Cohen, Silke Eberhard and many others. He is very active as a composer, and is represented in that capacity on this album as well.

Mathias Ruppnig - is an Austrian drummer and a composer of contemporary jazz. After his graduation from Graz Music University, he moved to Berlin and became one of the most prominent and in-demand drummers in that city. He is a member of Scopes Formation, the Tobias Meinhardt Quartet, the Ganna Ensemble, Dach, the Daniel Weltlinger Quartett and many other groups. This album is his first collaboration with Vitalii Kyianytsia and Johannes Fink as a trio.

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