Friday, March 25, 2011

New York Russians in Jazz

It must be tough to perform in your hometown, in front of your parents and high school friends, after you studied in Moscow for 5 years and lived in New York City for another 20.
And that is exactly what happened to Alex Sipiagin, New York-based trumpet player, on March 20, when he performed in his hometown of Yaroslavl, Russia with Manhattan Time Quintet.

Manhattan Time Quintet: trumpet player Alex Sipiagin, pianist Misha Tsiganov, trombonist Andy Hunter, bassist Boris Kozlov, and drummer Gene Jackson -- perform Tsiganov's original One For Norman at the Yaroslavl Philharmonic during the Jazz Over Volga River Festival in Yaroslavl, Russia, on March 20, 2011
Published with artists' permission
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