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Alex Sipiagin was born on June 11, 1967 in Yaroslavl, Russia, a provincial city 150 miles from Moscow known for being home to one of Russia’s most famous opera singers, Leonid Sobinov, also Alex’s great-grand uncle. At 12 years of age, he began playing in a children's orchestra, studying under the great symphonic trumpeter and teacher, Mikhael Tsamaiev, his first inspiration. It was shortly after entering a local musical college at age 15 that Sipiagin was introduced to and inspired by what few and rare taped recordings were available in Russia of bebop and other jazz music. He knew he had to go to Moscow for a chance to learn more, and at 16 auditioned for the Moscow Music Institute, where he beat out 50 other students to get in
Label: Criss Cross
Track listing: Mel’s Vision; Summer’s End; Four By Five; Maritima; Vesnianka; Bird Food; Balmoral Point; Peggy’s Blue Skylight; Bird Food (alternative take).
Conrad Herwig: A Voice Through the Door
by C. Andrew Hovan
In the challenging economic and political climate of present day, it seems that much time is spent on matters of only fleeting importance. Furthermore, it seems that our culture has experienced a paradigm shift that places more emphasis on immediacy and instant fulfillment and less on rumination and appreciation of more profound matters. On the one ...
Opus 5: Introducing Opus 5
by Josef Woodard
The Evident Charms and Secret Powers of Five For all the myriad varieties and contextual possibilities under the rubric of what makes for a valid jazz group, there is something distinctively powerful and tradition-enriched about the number five. Smaller groups tighten up the focus on individual voices involved, and often frame a specified protagonist leader, while ...
Criss Cross Records: The Healing Power Of Authenticity
by Chris May
When the founder of the Netherlands-based Criss Cross Jazz label, Gerry Teekens, passed away in 2019, there was an odds-on chance that Criss Cross would leave town with him. That is often the fate, in such circumstances, of organisations led by a singular visionary and defined by their personal aesthetic. The loss of the label would ...
Umbria Jazz Winter 2022, Part 2
by Roberto Cifarelli
Umbria Jazz Winter 2022
by Libero Farnè
Umbria Jazz Winter 29 Orvieto Varie sedi 28.12.22--1.1.23 Nel programma della ventinovesima edizione del festival orvietano, la prima pagina era interamente dedicata alla memoria di Franco Fayenz, scomparso il 25 ottobre 2022; critico dall'impronta unica, capace di conciliare analisi musicale e sana divulgazione, era anche un amico storico di Umbria Jazz. ...
Best Next Thing
Label: Posi-Tone Records
Track listing: Rainbow People; Parker's Brood; Tiktaalik; Doxy; Charly Jaye; Glory; One For Dease; With Love; Horse Trading; Lullaby For Rita
Swing On This
By Opus 5
Label: Criss Cross
Track listing: Swing On This; Pythagoras; Moonbay; Fermata; Finger Painted Swing; Sight Vision; The Great Divide; In Case You Missed It.
The Latin Side of Mingus
Label: Savant Records
Track listing: Gunslinging Bird" (Originally titled "If Charlie Parker Were a Gunslinger, There'd Be a Whole Lot of Dead Copycats") Boogie Stop Shuffle; No Dejes Que Pase Aqui Goodbye Pork Pie Hat; Hora Decubitus; Duke Ellington’s Sound of Love; All The Things You Could Be By Now If Sigmund Freud’s Wife Was Your Mother; Better Get Hit In Your Soul.