A dream come true for the Latvian Radio Big Band who are performing in New York and Washington on Monday and Wednesday with a set of Latvian music, reports Latvian Radio

Director Māris Briežkalns says the US tour is a great achievement for Latvian jazz music, the result of years-long hard work. 

"Our fame is spreading, and Latvian music will resound in America's most prestigious cities and halls. It's a historic tour," said Briežkalns.

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