Roman Miroshnichenko

Roman Miroshnichenko

Instrument: Guitar, acoustic | Location: Moscow

Roman Miroschnichenko has his own sound, setting the standard for XXI century fusion guitar. He can be considered one of the pacesetters in today’s fusion scene"
—Scott Yanow

Updated: August 1, 2021

Born: June 4, 1977

Roman Miroshnichenko is a virtuoso guitarist, one of the premier guitarists of the new generation of the jazz-fusion music. He has received a total of 30 nominations with 10 wins in multiple international songwriting contests and music awards throughout 2010-2021, including four The Independent Music Awards, 1st Prize of the USA Songwriting Competition, 1st Prize of the International Acoustic Music Awards, The Hollywood Music in Media Awards nominee, Global Music Award, Honorable mention prize of the International Songwriting Competition and 3- time Finalist of the UK Songwriting Contest.

His soaring career as an artist includes numerous collective performances, and recordings with such world-renowned musicians as Steve Vai, Larry Coryell, Al Di Meola, Jennifer Batten, Marco Mendoza, Heather Headley, Paul Wertico, Trilok Gurtu, Simon Phillips, Stu Hamm, Djivan Gasparyan, Bickram Ghosh, Bunny Brunel, Daniel “Pipi“ Piazzolla, to name a few.

“Roman is a magnificent guitarist and 'the real soldier' who has perfect feeling of my music along with phenomenal technique”. – Steve Vai noted.

Roman Miroshnichenko was born in 1977, and his first musical experience was on drums. However, when he was fourteen, he became interested in jazz-fusion, heavily influenced by such guitar legends as John McLaughlin, Paco De Lucia, Larry Coryell, and Al Di Meola. In 2002, Roman founded his band and has been touring regularly since then all across Europe, Asia, and the USA.

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”...The “new” form smacks of freshness and vigor and Roman's more-than-impressive technique helps his lines soar above the complicated rhythms and sophisticated chords. It is a wondrous aspect of the modern guitar evolution that a young Ukranian could faithfully embrace the Spanish/Gypsy culture with such accuracy... “ — Larry Coryell

”...Roman is a magnificent guitarist and 'the real soldier' who has perfect feeling of my music along with phenomenal technique...” — Steve Vai

Roman's adventurous complex playing and songs take the listener on a tour de force journey

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