Sunday, May 21, 2017

Kazan, The Jazz Forge: a 1967 Document and the Fates of Musicians

As Russian jazz community celebrates the 50th anniversary of several historic jazz festivals of 1967 which gave the Soviet jazz the sense of self-awareness, jazz historian Igor Ziser reviews the 1967 scene of his native Kazan, the capital city of Tatarstan Republic. His research started with an unique document, signed by the late, famed Soviet jazz broadcaster, Arkady Petrov.

Kazan, The Jazz Forge: a 1967 Document and the Fates of Musicians

Thursday, May 11, 2017

236th Jazz.Ru Podcast: Cyril Moshkow on Moscow-based LRK Trio's album If You Have A Dream

In 236th Jazz.Ru Podcast, host Cyril Moshkow features the sophomore album released on Butman Music Records by Moscow-based LRK Trio, "If You Have A Dream," as the band is launching the world tour in support of the release.


236th Jazz.Ru Podcast: Cyril Moshkow on Moscow-based LRK Trio's album If You Have A Dream

Monday, May 8, 2017

LRK Trio Launch World Tour With «If You Have A Dream»

Moscow-based LRK Trio - pianist Evgeny Lebedev, bassist Anton Revnyuk, and drummer Ignat Kravtsov - prepare to launch their inaugural world tour across six countries this summer, with their sophomore Butman Music Records release, "If You Have A Dream."

LRK Trio Launch World Tour With «If You Have A Dream»

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Europe Jazz Media Chart, May 2017

May, 2017 Europe Jazz Media Chart: 13 albums most listened to in 13 European Jazz publications' editorial rooms last month! Links to legal purchase, downloads, audio or video trailers and even entire tracks included as usual.
Europe Jazz Media Chart, May 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Russians Came: How We Featured Russian Jazz at Jazzahead! Exhibition

Dina Nurgaleeva reports in Jazz.Ru Magazine on the 12th Jazzahead! exhibition and trade fair in Bremen, Germany, where Russian jazz community was represented by an umbrella stand, Russian Jazz World.


Russians Came: How We Featured Russian Jazz at Jazzahead! Exhibition

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Russian jazz community presents the united Russian Jazz World stand at Jazzahead! exhibition/fair in Bremen, Germany

On April 27-30 in Bremen, Germany, Russian jazz scene is presented at the Europe's largest jazz exhibition/fair, Jazzahead!, for the second time. This year, the large umbrella stand is titled Russian Jazz World, unites 10 companies and organizations, and features artists such as trumpet player Alex Sipiagin, pianist/composer/arranger Nick Levinovsky, drummer Oleg Butman, and pianist/composer Evgeny Lebedev.




Russian jazz community presents the united Russian Jazz World stand at Jazzahead! exhibition/fair in Bremen, Germany

Monday, April 17, 2017

Leo Feigin - in Reply to Ganelin's Letter: You Cannot Spell The Trio's Acronym In English, Ge-Te-Che Is Clumsy As Crocodile

Why the Ganelin Trio's end was imminent, but unexpected? Leo Feigin, producer at Leo Records, the label that promoted the Ganelin Trio's music in the West in 1980s, replies to pianist Slava Ganelin's polemic letter through Jazz.Ru Magazine.


Leo Feigin - in Reply to Ganelin's Letter: You Cannot Spell The Trio's Acronym In English, Ge-Te-Che Is Clumsy As Crocodile