Oleg Kireyev and Keith Javors at the Smalls Jazz Club (NYC) on September 25th


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Oleg Kireyev and Keith Javors at the Iridium Jazz Club (NYC) on September 25th.

Oleg Kireyev - saxophone
Keith Javors - piano
Boris Kozlov - bass
Quincy Davis - drums

The saxophone player from Russia Oleg Kireyev and the American pianist Keith Javors are now launching their new extraordinary project Rhyme and Reason. The project covers jazz mainstream, is based on their own compositions.

Oleg Kireyev is an internationally recognized musician. He is touring a lot, being in minds since long ago and being loved by people both locally and overseas. He posted his name on most innovative and provocative international jazz projects. His creative ideas are vast, from mainstream and ethno to jazz rock and world music. Incredibly good, soft, enthusiastic, stylish and top notch that is what musical critics say about the voice of his saxophone.

Keith Javors is a saying name in contemporary jazz circles of the USA. As a pianist, he is much into innovation, doing a lot for jazz educational processes, bringing into the surface lots of new revolutionary ideas. Quite emotional, he is performing during a concert to an utmost, touching upon every sensitive listener.

The new project of Oleg Kireyev and Keith Javors started exactly a year ago, in September 2008. First, they performed at legendary Chris Jazz Caf in Philadelphia and Blues Alley at Washington DC. Starting December 2008 to March 2009 they traveled throughout USA with East Coast Tour. The most demanded audiences including those of the spacious Iridium Club in New York applauded to them. As it happens, during long rehearsals and stage performances the musician came close together and decided to launch an album with the name Rhyme and Reason. The new album was recorded at Tony Bennetts studio in New Jersey. Besides those four, the album features Boris Kozlov from Mingus Band on bass and E J Strickland on drums.

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