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

Goat’s Notes Win Independent Music Award For Best Eclectic Album

Moscow-based improv group Goat's Notes wins the 2018 Independent Music Award for Eclectic Album of the Year for their «Cosmic Circus» (Leo Records, 2017.)

Goat’s Notes Win Independent Music Award For Best Eclectic Album

Monday, April 2, 2018

St. Petersburg, Russia hosts 2018 International Jazz Day

On April 28, 29, and 30, the International Jazz Day comes to Russia: this year, the UNESCO official celebration is hosted by St. Petersburg. The April 30 All-Star Global Concert with Herbie Hancock, Dianne Reeves, Branford Marsalis, Igor Butman and dozens of world jazz stars will take place at the New Stage in the Mariinsky Theater. Jazz.Ru Magazine reports from the news conference in Moscow, held by the Russian co-organizers of the event produced by Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz.

St. Petersburg, Russia hosts 2018 International Jazz Day

Friday, March 30, 2018

Online registration for the International Jazz Day in St. Petersburg opens soon

International Jazz Day is celebrated annually on 30 April in more than 190 countries. The IJD Global Host City in 2018 is Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation. Online registration for the Global Concert and other festivities, educational and concert events held on April 29, 29, and 30 in St. Petersburg starts on April 2, reports Jazz.Ru Magazine.

Online registration for the International Jazz Day in St. Petersburg opens soon

Monday, March 5, 2018

Singer Anna Buturlina On Her Latest Album, "Be careful <music>"

Singer Anna Buturlina interviewed by Jazz.Ru Magazine editor Cyril Moshkow on the subject of her latest album, "Be careful <music>" (Melodiya, 2018), which was submitted by our publication to this month's Europe Jazz Media Chart. Those of our readers who can access Yandex.Music from their location, can also listen to the album for free right here!

Singer Anna Buturlina On Her Latest Album, "Be careful <music>"

Sunday, March 4, 2018

In Memoriam. Russian Trad Jazz Veteran Igor Burko (1944-2018)

Trad jazz trumpet player Igor Burko, leader of the Uralski Dixieland / Uralski Jazz Band, who performed all over Europe during the entire decade of 1990s and was later decorated by the honorary title of People's Artist of Russia, passed away in his hometown of Chelyabinsk, aged 73. Jazz.Ru Magazine shares his life story.

In Memoriam. Russian Trad Jazz Veteran Igor Burko (1944-2018)