Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Jazz.Ru Magazine #2/3, 2014

On the cover: David Goloshokin (cover photo by Evgeny Eliner)
multi-instrumentalist / director of St.Petersburg Jazz Philharmonic Hall turns 70
The Happiest Jazzman in the World: David Goloshokin interviewed (by Anna Filipieva)
Boris Frumkin's Jazz Life
Russian pianist and current leader of the Oleg Lundstrem Orchestra, Russia's oldest big band, interviewed (by Cyril Moshkow)
Jazz Travel. North Sea Jazz 2014: A Herculean Task of Choice
Robert Bagdasarov and Elina Samoilenko review the gargantuan Rotterdam festival in words and photos
Musician's Tales. Alexei Shubin: The Stage From Piano Tuner's Point of View
Moscow-based piano tuner and accredited Rhodes piano technician shares several stories from his years of experience
The Capital of Jazz. Meanwhile in New York: spring
Jazz.Ru reinstalls the regular New York news column, now with Andrey Henkin as columnist!
History. My Blue Bird: 50 years since the opening of the legendary Moscow jazz club, active 1964 to 2010 (by Mikhail Kull)
Behind the Stage: Rafail Tuishev, producer of the Rostov Jazz festival in southern Russia, interviewed on the occasion of his 75th birthday
The Discreet Charm of the Vinyl. History of Jazz LP Cover art, Chapter Five: Prestige Records (by Oleg Skvortsov)
ArtBeat. Anton Gorbunov: New Stories For E-Bass and Ensemble
Moscow-based electric bass virtuoso  interviewed before his new dual CD/DVD live release
Vijay Iyer: The Real I
Part of Europe Jazz Media text exchange program, this article from German magazine Jazzthetik reveals the details of the famed NYC-based Indo-American pianist's debut on ECM
The Life and Fate of Drummer Boris Bagdasarov
Moscow-based pianist Yakov Okun interviews Russia's oldest working jazz drummer who just turned 87
History. "St. Louis Blues": A Centennial
Vladimir Feyertag about the history of the W.C.Handy's evergreen title
In Memoriam. Pianist Horace Silver, bassist Charlie Haden, pioneer Russian jazz vocalist Nonna Sukhanova
Russian Real Book: piece by pianist Eldar Djangirov

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