Ne Zhdali is a 6-pieces musical band basically located
in Tallinn (Estonia). Their undefined style is a combination of different personalities,
musical tastes and influences. Their music has amazed people for its enormous optimism in
the time of apocalypses... On stage they are bursting with wild energy exploring their
physical and mental capacities.
They started in 1987. Their original and fresh approach to the music made them popular in
the underground Soviet scene. In 1989 they first went to the West where in Holland they
recorded their first album (Rhinoceroses...). Since that time they've played 18 tours in
more then 15 countries of Europe, played festivals in Canada, had tour in Japan, always
welcomed with big enthusiasm.
Music of the band is basically and instinctively oriented on expressive rhythmic
structures which they call "rhinoceroses" and on small folky tunes coming from
everywhere in the world. There are some other things in their music but too hard to
During 10 years they released 7 albums on different labels.
Album "Pollo d'Oro" recorded together with Billy Tipton Memorial Saxophone
Quartet(USA) was released at spring of 1998 on No Mans Land (Germany) and Solyd Records
(Russia). At spring of 1999 released in Japan live album "Tokyo Nov. 25, 1998"
and re-released "Rhino and other..." in Germany.
For now 4 members live in Tallinn, one in Berlin and one in Luzern (Switzerland).