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Julia Perminova

Julia Perminova is a jazz pianist and composer from Russia. She graduated from Moscow Gnessin Academy of Music with honours and won several international competitions in Russia, Romania, Spain and Portugal. From 2018 she studied in Berlin, Amsterdam and Paris as part of the EUJam masters program. Since moving to Europe, Julia performed her original music in famous jazz venues of Europe such as Sunside Sunset (Paris), Bimhuis (Amsterdam) and Zigzag (Berlin) and worked as a sidewomen with musicians such as Ronnie Cuber, Lionel Loueke, Peter Weniger and others. Julia released three albums: “Revival” (2018), “Imagination”(2021) and “Way To My Star” (2022). Now she participates in a prestigious jazz program "Focusyear" which takes place in Basel (Switzerland) and includes performances with various famous jazz artists such as Aaron Parks, Miguel Zenon, Becca Stevens and others.


Kim Nazaretov Contest for young jazz musicians (Rostov-on-Don, Russia, 2013, the1st Award), «Grand Piano in Jazz» contest (Moscow, Russia, 2014, the 1st Award), «Gnesin's Jazz» (Moscow, Russia, 2014, the Grand Prix) “Johnny Răducanu International Jazz Festival” (Brăila, Romania, 2014, “the best instrumentalist”) "International Talent" (Costa Brava, Spain, 2016, the 1st Award).



Julia Perminova: The Way to Her Star

Read "Julia Perminova: The Way to Her Star" reviewed by Jane Kozhevnikova

Originally born in the United States, jazz has become a language that people speak all over the world. For Julia Perminova, a pianist and composer from the Siberian city of Tyumen, now living in Basel, Switzerland, jazz is a native language. Although her music talent was natural, her hard work and true passion have made her the artist she is. In 2021, she was selected from a large pool of jazz musicians and accepted into the prestigious international program Focusyear ...

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"The transformative power of Julia's playing and music is quite remarkable and special" - JazzWax, USA, 2021

“Evgeniy Pobozhiy's Quartet have hurtling fusion dexterity, but it's pianist Julia Perminova who adds their jagged edge” - Jazzwise, UK, 2017

“Her first album “Revival”, recorded in trio, affirms a strong musical temperament and a very Russian vitality” - Telerama, France, 2019


Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Way To My Star

Self Produced



Self Produced


A Beautiful Mind

Butman Music Records



Butman Music Records

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