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Pavel Skornyakov

PAVEL “PASHA” SKORNYAKOV is a Russian jazz saxophonist living in Moscow, and a rising star on the international jazz scene. As a gifted composer and musician, Pavel is a virtuoso of the alto sax, soprano sax, tenor sax, and flute. He has already forged an impressive chain of successes: in addition to performing in cities across his native Russia, Skornyakov has performed in shows throughout Europe and Asia. In 2017, he toured South Korea along with famed Korean musicians and became an endorser of Kim’s Korea Saxophone. Most recently, Skornyakov’s debut album, Early Season, was released in June 2018 on the German jazz label, nagel heyer records. The collection features Skornyakov’s original compositions performed by an international band including members: German bass player Martin Zenker, British piano player Paul Kirby, and Russian drummer Alexander Zinger. Pavel Skornyakov obtained his music degree at the Ufa State Academy of Arts in Ufa, Russia and moved to Moscow shortly thereafter. Once in Moscow, he quickly became one of the most influential musicians in the Russian jazz world. Today, he performs at Russia's most notable jazz clubs and festivals alongside a variety of local and international musicians. For live performances, the Pavel Skornyakov Quartet plays music written by Skornyakov, as well as jazz standards, thus, demonstrating his diverse talent. In every single performance, Skornyakov channels his deepest passion and emotions to infuse his music with a unique sound

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High Water

Fancymusic
2020

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Early Season

Nagel Heyer Records
2018

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Insomnia

From: High Water
By Pavel Skornyakov

Breeze

From: Early Season
By Pavel Skornyakov

Early Season

From: Early Season
By Pavel Skornyakov

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