The Radio

The Radio (LV)

The RADIO is playing moody jazz – the fusion of lounge, chillout and electrojazz.

Alexandr Merzlikin (SHULTC) – drums, percussions and sampler. Constantly collaborating with many well-known musicians like Intars Busulis, Janis Stibelis, Maria Naumova, Jolanta Gulbe, Viktor Ritov, Deniss Pashkevich, Villu Veski, Tomas Rull, Raimonds Macats, DJ MONSTA, and Brian Melvin (USA), Nick Gotham (CAN), Karl Frierson (DEPHAZZ), MEZZOFORTE, INCOGNITO, Christoph Titz (DE), Simona Moreno (BR), Stanley Jordan (USA), Junior Robinson (USA), Eric Moore (USA) and others.

Janis Amantovs is Latvian jazz trumpet player. His passion for jazz led him to Klaipeda University, where he studied, played in a big band and various combos and got actively involved in managing Klaipeda Jazz festival. After returning to Latvia, he has been active on the jazz scene in Riga. Currently the most original and interesting trumpet player in Latvia, his sensitive sound can be compared with a calm river flow.

Petro Strokov – keyboard. He has participated in various festivals and competitions in the Baltic States and Europe.

Alex Shevtsov – bass. One of the best bass players in Latvia who makes THE RADIO sound sharp and spiritual at the same time. A member of various jazz and pop projects, including the famous Latvian funk band Pieneņu Vīns.