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The award-winning vocal ensemble Estonian Voices celebrates its 10th year with even fresher sounds. The singers who make up the best Estonian jazz ensemble (2016) are Mikk Dede, Rasmus Erismaa, Maria Väli, Mirjam Dede, Aare Külama and Kadri Voorand, who is also the creative leader and the author of most of the arrangements.
Both albums Ole hea (Be Good, 2015) and Taat läks lolliks (An Old Man Lost His Marbles, 2018) have won the titles of the Best Jazz Album of the Year at the Estonian Music Awards. The repertoire consists of original music and arrangements, combining playfulness with absolute technical mastery and a cheeky smile with a charming sprinkle of vocal artistry. The ensemble’s uniqueness has been highlighted by several top musicians in the field, such as Peder Karlsson (The Real Group) and Britt Quentin (M-Pact). Their musical collaborations have also included New York Voices (2013) and Take 6 (2016). During 10 successful years, the ensemble has performed in Europe, North America and China.