Tomas Dobrovolskis

Tomas Dobrovolskis

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Unconventional! Fresh, new, unheard sounds! Tomas Dobrovolskis developed an original, new percussion instrument The Brass Globe to create a totally new genre and way of performing in regard to solo percussion...

Biography

Tomas Dobrovolskis, composer, percussionist-multiinstrumentalist, developed an original, new percussion instrument The Brass Globe to create a new genre and way of performing in regard to solo percussion. He presents his creative achievements in his latest records.

At present Tomas is a member of Vilnius percussion, X Zenklo Grupe and Meiles trikampis groups, Duet Exlex, Duet Fixtrix and The New ARTrio. He participates in joint jazz and pop projects, creates his own projects and performs in Lithuania and abroad.

As a guest Tomas performed with jazz musicians Sainkho Namtchylak, Vladimir Chekasin, Petras Geniusas, Andre Pabarciute, Raimondas Sviackevicius, Dalius Naujokaitis, Neda Malunaviciute, Liudas Mockunas, Eugenijus Kanevicius, Vytautas Labutis quartet, Arturas Anusauskas quartet and other well known lithuanian jazz musicians.

Music stile: Jazz, Free Jazz, electro-acoustic improvisational music, world, experimental, academic music.

Personal projects:
Trimatrix. Three movements. Dance project. Composer and author of the idea. Choreographer – Loreta Juodkaite. Festival New Baltic Dance’07. Vilnius 2007
The Brass Globe III. Solo project. Days of European Culture. Denmark 2007
Fixtrix. The Inner Trip. Andrë Pabarèiûtë and Tomas Dobrovolskis. Festival of percussion music Dramblys (DrumPlease). Kaunas 2006
The Brass Globe II – Solo project (2006). . Festival Klusa Daba. Ryga; Festival Five percussionists at Days of Ðiauliai city 2006
DUMATRIX BEAT (2006): Kimo Arbas (vocal), Martynas Musanya aka Def One (vocal and beatbox), Bernardas Janauskas (tabla, percussion, vocal), Tomas Dobrovolskis (The Brass Globe, Glass, percussion, vocal). Festival Five percussionists at Days of Ðiauliai city 2006
Exlex – unruly for law. Neda Malûnavièiûtë & Tomas Dobrovolskis (2006). Uþupis festival What are you doing here? Vilnius 2006
The Brass Globe – Solo project. Festival of electronic music BALTICOCO. Vilnius 2006
Duets with Andre Pabarèiûtë, vocals and Eugenijus Kanevièius, bass (2005).

Collaboration in joint projects (2006):
„The trip or inner emigration“ featuring Sainkho Namtchilak. Sainkho Namtchilak and The New ARTrio: Andrë Pabarèiûtë; Raimondas Sviackevièius; Tomas Dobrovolskis;
“Intervention to Classical music”. Vladimir Chekasin, Petras Geniuðas, Tomas Dobrovolskis.
„The trip or inner emigration“. The New ARTrio: Andrë Pabarèiûtë; Raimondas Sviackevièius; Tomas Dobrovolskis;
„Meilës trikampis“. Kostas Smoriginas; Olegas Ditkovskis; Neda Malûnavièiûtë;Tomas Dobrovolskis.
„Take“. „X Þenklo grupë" (X Sign group).

Discography

Album Take recorded with Þenklo Grupë, 2006
Album Duets recorded with Andre Pabarèiûtë (vocals) and Eugenijus Kanevièius (bass), 2005 (Promo version)
Solo album The Brass Globe, 2005 (Promo version)

Set List

Upon request: One time 45 min; Two times x45 min.
All compositions performed are composed by Tomas Dobrovolskis.
Compositions:
1. Alice
2. The Journey
3. The Music for the Uncreated Movie I
4. The Brass Globe
5. The Rhythm
6. Karaoke for the blues of immagination
7. The Music for the Uncreated Movie II
8. The Wind
9. Oregami
10. Kalimba
11. Djambe
12. Berimbau
13. Good Evening
14. Three to Four
15. The Element of Five
16. Like a bass guitar
17. Waves
18. The Sound
19. Fata Morgana & The Rhythm
20. The Rhythm of the Melting Time
21. The Blues
22. Modea
23. Trimatrix