Live performing Lithuanian band playing electronica/pop/experimental music.
From their debut in 2005, vocalist Jazzu and producer Leon Somov found their way into big concert halls and became highly in demand with their full-band live shows consisting of sophisticated IDM clicks, elegant synthetic melodies and more experimental sounds, gently waving atmosphere, meaningful lyrics all spiced up by warm and lighter-than-air Jazzu voice.
LEON SOMOV - has been creating music for more than 10 years. He is an acknowledged sound engineer, producer and electronic music composer. Leon’s musical carrier began in a metal band. Later he became a producer of such Lithuanian artists like Jurga Šeduikytė, Petras Geniušas, and Jazzu. He also works with contemporary art projects and creates music for theatre plays, has collaborated with the renowned theater director Eimuntas Nekrošius.
JAZZU - started singing jazz at the age of 13. As a soloist, she performed with big-bands and in various jazz projects in Lithuania and abroad. At 15 she became a singer of the Lithuanian electronic band Pieno Lazeriai (aka ‘Milky Lasers’). After graduating from music school and Juozas Tallat Kelpša Conservatory, she moved to London to study vocal singing at Thames Valley University. In 2005 Jazzu met producer Leon Somov and got involved into electronic music. Now Jazzu is working on her solo album with the Swedish Music Agency “Mr. Radar“.
EP ‘Offline’ (2007). ‘Offline Remixed’ (2008). ‘Updated’ (2009). ‘Score’ (2010). 'Lees and Seas' (2013).
Leon Somov & Jazzu produced handful of new singles: 'Lower than the Ground', 'You and me', ‘Pretender’.
In 2009 Leon Somov & Jazzu were granted ‘Best Baltic Act’ award at MTV European Music Awards. 2011 they won ‘Best Electronic Music Band’ award at Lithuanian music association awards (M.A.M.A.).3 In 2011 and 2012 Jazzu won ‘Best Female Singer of the Year’ and in 2012 Leon Somov became ‘Producer of the Year’. In 2013 ‘Leon Somov & Jazzu’ won 3 awards – ‘Best Electronic Music Band’, ‘Album of the Year’ and ‘Band of the Year’ at Lithuanian music association awards (M.A.M.A.)