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Content by tag "Aleks Girshevich"

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

The Girshevich Trio: Algorithmic Society

Read "Algorithmic Society" reviewed by Jim Trageser

While nearly all of the buzz in the music press about the Girshevich Trio has been about the young age of drummer Aleks Girshevich--who was roughly 12 when this album was recorded, the second of his young life--sooner or later his career will be judged solely by his playing. That's the thing about prodigies--they grow out ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Pre-teen Prodigy Bodes To Be A Jazz Legend "Tomorrow"

Pre-teen Prodigy Bodes To Be A Jazz Legend "Tomorrow"

The astonishing and astute Aleks Girshevich Trio to release an evocative debut album August 14th Oakland, CA: Before you dismiss the Aleks Girshevich Trio simply because the jazz combo is named after its prodigious 11-year-old Russian-American drummer-percussionist, Aleks Girshevich, listen to the scholarly piano etchings vividly composed by his father, Vlad Girshevich. Masters have been bewildered by ...

Aleks Girshevich Trio: Tomorrow

Read "Tomorrow" reviewed by Florence Wetzel

The word “prodigy" comes from the Latin prodigium, which means “sign" or “portent." Jazz boasts its fair share of these exceptional individuals, including drummer Tony Williams, pianist Keith Jarrett, saxophonist Grace Kelly and Trombone Shorty. Folks on the Colorado music scene have been talking for years about the tremendously talented drummer Aleks Girshevich, who was born ...