Born: April 7, 1974 Primary Instrument: Band/ensemble/orchestra
Majamisty TriO explores the space beetween jazz and classical music, expanding the possibilities of traditional piano oriented trio with additional voice, used as an instrument equal to others. Their lyrical music style has an origin in autor’s long experience in classical music and affinity towards jazz, finding the original way of painting subtle moods and emotions. During the august of 2010, Majamisty Trio finished recording of debut CD „Mistyland“, in studio owned by famous serbian composer Boris Kovač. Album consists of 11 compositions by Maja Alvanović, and cover of Errol Garner’s „Misty“. and it was published by SKC Novi Sad in August 2011.
2010 Jazz Appreciation Month Novi Sad; 2010 The 26th Jazz Festival in Valjevo; 2010 Jazz & Blues Festival „Geza Balaž-Gari” - Kikinda; 2011 World Piano Conferention, Sinagoga, Novi Sad; 2011 Nisville Jazz festival; 2011 Belgrade Jazz Festival (http://www.belgrade- jazzfest.org/en/performers.php)
Maja Alvanović, piano, bandleader and composer; Ervin Malina - double bass player; Ištvan Čik - drummer; Aleksandra Drobac - special vocal guest;
On the delightful Mistyland the Majamisty TriO brings innovative and stylish ideas to the piano trio format – Bruce Lindsay (ALL ABOUT JAZZ) http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=41368
„Airy, graceful, intriguing…” - Thomas Conrad (“Jazz Times”)
“Quite dark and Nordic in feel, this music set the hairs on the back of your neck tingling…” - Tim Dickeson (In his blog - Jazzontour)
High emotional charge and luxurious beauty have been submerged into flat- landed Pannonian Valley, indirectly displaying that in her concept of jazz Maja is on the right track successfully following the tradition of the world piano giants Bill Evans, Lennie Tristano and Bernard Pffeifer, and from domestic keyboard players of recently gone Miloš Petrović, especially his early jazz phase... - Slobodan - Bobby - Arandjelović (Belgrade Jazz Publicist)
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