JAZZ Magazine (SE)
GANNA Ensemble in Stockholm - concert review
As part of the tour in Sweden in March 2023, the GANNA Ensemble also played at the Stockholm Women’s International Festival. Rikard Rehnbergh writes about it: “Her appearance, her traditional singing, which occasionally sounds like Björk, and her compositions convey feminine power.”
rbb Kultur radio (DE)
"Ganna Gryniva - ukrainian jazz singer"
A portrait by Holger Zimmer: “Ganna Gryniva comes from a small village near Kyiv, Ukraine. When she came to Berlin in 2013, it was a shock – and a challenge. Her debut album “Dykyi Lys” (“Wild Fox”) received great praise from the music press. Lately, she has been extremely active – as you can imagine – in concerts and charity events, and recently released the new album “Home” with her quintet GANNA.”
BR-Klassik radio (DE)
"top 10 - the best jazz albums 2022
It is a great honor that the album HOME has been named one of the Top 10 Albums 2022, together with the new releases by Julia Hülsmann, Esbjörn Svensson and Eva Kresse: “Jazz from the USA, Germany, Ukraine, Sweden and elsewhere – the Top Ten Jazz Albums 2022 is again an international affair, selected by our jazz editors.”
Jumoke Olusanmi for Corso, DLF Kultur radio (DE)
"GANNA - Ukrainian voice of resistance"
“An organic fusion of jazz and Ukrainian folklore. Ganna’s voice conveys intense emotionality on the eight tracks of HOME: anger and sadness are very noticeable in the music, but there are also bright moments and confidence” – Jumoke Olusanmi.
Ulrich Habersetzer for TONART, DLF Kultur radio (DE)
Berlin, November 2022
"new jazz albums: you have to hear this..."
“HOME is how the band GANNA has called their new album. All pieces have a story, sometimes a deeply sad one, sometimes a hopeful one. HOME by GANNA is certainly an album of the year, poignant, powerful, great singing and playing!” – Ulrich Habersetzer
Roland Spiegel for BR-Klassik radio (DE)
Munich, November 2022
"Deeply touching jazz with folk songs from ukraine"
“Today she is one of the most impressive singers of the German jazz and world music scene. Her just released album is called “Home” – full of stirring beautiful songs in modern arrangements. A jazz highlight of the year.” – Roland Spiegel
Sigrid Brinkmann on Deutschlandfunk Kultur radio (DE)
Berlin, March 2022
"Singing, educating and helping"
In an interview on the national German radio Dlf Kultur, I talked about the role of culture in the war, about my encounters with Ukrainian refugees in Denmark and the urgent need to mediate and educate about what Ukrainian culture is and why it needs to be considered completely on its own.
Kurt Rade in VIRGIN JAZZ FACE about Ganna´s solo performance
Gelsenkirchen, December 2021
a great concert
“Ganna brought a highly emotional mixture of folk, jazz and contemporary sounds to the people with her wonderful voice and great effects on the synthesizer in connection with her songs from Ukraine.
It was really touching how she conveyed love songs, her homeland and her history in text and sound to the audience.
A great and concert came to an end and at the end of the year it couldn’t have been better.”
JazzPRESS Magazine from Poland selected the new album of GANNA Ensemble "Dykyi Lys" (PL)
Warsaw, December 2020
One of the 5 best vocal releases 2020
Krzysztof Komorek and the Polish Music Magazine Jazz Press selected the new album of GANNA Ensemble “Dykyi Lys” as one of 5 best vocal releases 2020! Congrats to the amazing vocalists Sophie Tassignon, Lucia Cadotsch, Dan Loomi and Agnes Bazsinka!!!!