Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Jazz.Ru #2-2009

On the cover: renowned Russian composer/pianist Ivan Farmakovsky releases «Next To The Shadow» featuring Ryan Kisor, Igor Butman, Gene Jackson and Uggonna Okegvo
Jazz Travel: Festival Internacional Jazz Plaza, Havana, Cuba
Larry Appelbaum of the Library of the Congress speaks with Radio Russia jazz host Mikhail Mitropolsky about the unearthed archive gems
From "The Offering To Duke": we commemorate Duke Ellington's 110th birthday by printing, for the first time, one chapter ("Sacred Concerts") from the late Russian jazzology pioneer Leonid Pereverzev's yet-unpublished lifetime work
Contact! -- Jazz.Ru's correspondent Zinaida Kartasheva visits the Institute of Jazz Studies in Newark, NJ
Matthew Shipp interviewed in Moscow
1st Moscow Young Jazz Vocalists Competition
The Moscow Jazz & Blues Jam Sessions Guide
Dialogues: horn virtuoso Arkady Shilkloper discusses various aspects of his work with Yekaterinburg jazz radio host Gennady Sakharov
George Avakian turns 90
Young Scene: Roman Sokolov, sax/flute
Russian Real Book in progress: Valery Ponomarev's "I Was Afraid You'd Never Call Me"

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