Vysniauskas's artistic talents have won him international acclaim. Howard Mandel, one of the most respected American jazz critics and the president of the Jazz Journalists Association, lavished praise on the original performance style of the Lithuanian soprano saxophonist, noting a resemblance to Sam Rivers and Steve Lacy. According to Bert Noglik, the highly respected German jazz writer, Vysniauskas's playing reflects his unique expression, with the wild beauty of the Lithuanian landscape serving as a constant source of inspiration. Vysniauskas himself has said that his playing style was influenced by the music of John Coltrane and the traditions of Lithuanian folk music. As well as being a member of Ganelin Trio Priority, he also plays in the four-person group Ultramarine, whose music features free improvisation and elements of Ukrainian folklore.
Veronika Povilioniene has received recognition not only as a performer but also for her research into Lithuanian folk culture. She has an enchanting stage presence as she shares her faithful renditions of Lithuanian folk songs.
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