Yakiv Tsvietinskyi is a Ukrainian jazz trumpeter, composer and arranger, leader of LLT Trio and Yakiv Tsvietinskyi West Michigan Project. Yakiv Tsvietinskyi will perform at the main stage of the Jazz festival on the Dnieper on July 22 as part of the quintet of Sylvester Ostrovsky.
Yakiv Tsvietinskyi is one of the representatives of the new Dnieper jazz scene. He graduated from the Academy of Music. M. Glinka in 2016. In the same year received a grant for the program. Fulbright to study at Western Michigan University (USA), where in 2018 he received his master’s degree in jazz performance. In 2017, Yakiv Tsvietinskyi was one of 23 young musicians from around the world, elected to participate in Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead – a prestigious jazz program held annually at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Arts in Washington. Laureate of the DownBeat Student Music Award in 2017 and 2018. He performed at many jazz festivals in Ukraine and abroad, including EFG London Jazz Festival, Gilmore Keyboard Festival, Alfa Jazz.