Genres: Soul /R'n'B /Funk /
Neosoul / Blues /Jazz /African
SoulBEAT is the spontaneity, honesty and freedom of musical expression.
SoulBeat is a project where rhythm and vocal are interwined.
Ivana Galic, a versatile professional vocalist with international accolades (Royal College of Music, London, Vocal Performance; Atlanta International Gospel Soul Artist Award Women of Excellence, 2018;
Traditional Broadway Jazz, gala concert of winners at the Stern Carnegie Hall 2018.
Commi Balde is a percussionist, singer and composer, and in his native Senegal was born into a family of musicians and from a young age devoted to music.
Darko Horvat, a versatile guitar player of all kinds of musical styles, a rich musical path with a number of top collaborations.
Mario Jagec, versatile multi-instrumentalist, with a degree in classical academy in Graz, Austria.
A versatile pianist and accompanist Darko Golubic collaborated with many professional musicians and participated in numerous projects, solo recitals and concerts.
Young perspective drummer Filip Šmit and Neven Resnik, an organist and composer graduated at Zagreb Music Academy.
Band comes also with extended BRASS SECTION.
All members of the band have performed on numerous stages in Croatia and abroad. Also they made numerous collaborations with other prominent local and international musicians, as well as received various awards and recognitions, excelled in teaching and contributed to the promotion of culture through various organizations.
SoulBEAT offers one new refreshed sound, rich in vocal and instrumental dialogues and jazz improvisations woven into famous soul, funk, blues and r'n’b pop songs by Prince, S. Wonder, M. Jackson, A. Franklin, Ann Peebles and more recent names like soul singer Sharon Jones.
If you want to enjoy top-notch performance full of positive energy and interesting improvisational moments, SoulBEAT is for you.
SoulBEAT have just started to work on their original songs in cooperation with songwriter Pete Feenestra (www.getreadytrock.com Features Editor)..