Sunday, June 17, 2018

New Albums of Russian Jazz. Sergey Hutas «Time»

Moscow-based acoustic bass player Sergey Hutas released his second album as a leader, Time (Hutas Music, 2018,) featuring Alex Sipiagin on the trumpet, Evgeny Borets on the piano, Sasha Mashin on the drums, and other outstanding Russian soloists. Read Jazz.Ru Magazine's review, listen to the tracks from the album, and generally check this album out!
New Albums of Russian Jazz. Sergey Hutas «Time»

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Russian Stand at Jazzahead!-2018 in Bremen, Germany: Fun, Fun, Fun in a Photo Gallery!

The second, more complete photo gallery from the Russian joint stand at 2018 Jazzahead! trade fair and exhibition: watch Russian jazz industry having fun in Bremen, Germany — Russian jazz is fun, fun, fun!

Russian Stand at Jazzahead!-2018 in Bremen, Germany: Fun, Fun, Fun in a Photo Gallery!

Friday, May 18, 2018

Lera Gehner / Alexey Popov Project "Look into My Soul"

Jazz.Ru Magazine allows the readers to listen for free to the latest album by St. Petersburg-based singer Lera Gehner, recorded with saxophonist Alexey Popov group and featured in this year's February installation of Europe Jazz Media Chart, as Lera and Alexey prepare for two concerts in Moscow with the new album's material.

Lera Gehner / Alexey Popov Project "Look into My Soul"

Friday, May 11, 2018

In Memoriam pianist Misha Alperin (1956-2018)

Pianist Misha Alperin passed away on May 11, aged 61. He was born in Ukraine, debuted as jazz musician in Moldova, came to prominence in Moscow (still parts of the Soviet Union at the time,) performed with his Moscow Art Trio worldwide, recorded several albums as a leader for ECM Records, and lived in Norway, where he taught at the Norwegian Academy of Music, for quarter of a century. Jazz.Ru Magazine tells his story (in Russian language.)

In Memoriam pianist Misha Alperin (1956-2018)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Saint Petersburg, Russia: International Jazz Day in the 2018 Global Host City

Jazz.Ru Magazine offers 3,800 words of analysis on the live, educational, and outreach events of the International Jazz Day in the 2018 Global Host City - Saint Petersburg, Russia, and especially its All-Star Global Gala Concert (in Russian language: 3,800 words, 18 photos, and three videos, including the 2-hours-long Global All-Stars Gala)

Saint Petersburg, Russia: International Jazz Day in the 2018 Global Host City

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Russian Jazz Represented At Jazzahead! Trade Fair In Bremen, Germany


On April 19-22, for the third time since 2016, Russian jazz scene is represented at jazzahead! trade fair and exhibition in Bremen, Germany, by umbrella stand proudly titled Russian Jazz World.
The stand (6C17, just in case) features Russian music companies, clubs, festivals, record labels, research institutions, jazz media and four Featured Artists: pianist Dmitry Ilugdin, singer/songwriter Tanya Balakyrska, drummer Sasha Mashin, plus the famed LRK Trio — pianist Evgeny Lebedev, bassist Anton Revnyuk, and drummer Ignat Kravtsov! Check out the Russian Jazz World website.

2017 stand exhibitors, co-exhibitors, guests and friends: see you in Bremen on April 19-22, 2018!

Monday, April 9, 2018

Russian Vocalist Kristina Kovalyova Wins the Riga Jazz Stage Competition in Latvia

11th Riga Jazz Stage competition in Riga, Latvia: this year, young musicians competed in Jazz Bass and Jazz Vocal categories. Jazz Bass 1st prize was won by Finland's Kaisa Mäensivu, and Russian singer Kristina Kovalyova won the 1st prize in Jazz Vocal category.

Russian Vocalist Kristina Kovalyova Wins the Riga Jazz Stage Competition in Latvia