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Max Redko

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When the composer, sitting at the instrument at home, suddenly feels something and presses the keys, this moment - this is jazz, the moment of creation; just jazz players learn to do it right on the stage

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Dennis Adu

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Dennis Adu was born in 1987, May 8 in Saltpond (Ghana). When he was 2 years old his family moved to Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine. He started playing the trumpet when he was 7, and when he turned 8 he was invited to Alexander Gebel Orchestra.

Dennis participated in such international festivals and competitions like “Millau en Jazz” (France), “Fel du Sher” (France), “Jazz A Vienne” (Viena), Alfa Jazz Fest (Ukraine) and many others.

In 2007 Adu won the “Do#Dж Junior” (The Best Trumpet Player), in 2009 on this competition he became the winner in nominations “The Best Musician in Ukraine” and “The Best Arrangement of Jazz Standard”.

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Misha Mengelberg

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Misha Mengelberg was born in Kiev in 1935 - the son of a Dutch composer/conductor/pianist and a German harpist - but is a lifelong resident of Amsterdam, where he teaches counterpoint at the Sweelinck Conservatory. He wrote his first piece for piano at age four and has been composing pretty much ever since, in the jazz and classical fields. Crucial early influences include jazz pianists Thelonious Monk and Herbie Nichols, the composer John Cage, whom he heard lecture at Darmstadt in 1958, and the absurd-art movement Fluxus, with which he was involved in the 1960s. Mengelberg graduated from the Royal Conservatory in the Hague in 1964

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Alex Saratsky

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Anna Mia: Miasophy

Read "Miasophy" reviewed by Martin McFie


Kiev is the capital of Ukraine sitting uncomfortably between Europe and Russia on the Black Sea. A finance package with Europe was switched to financing from Russia. People took to the streets and the president left town for a long trip to Russia, which then annexed the Crimea. This is not the plot of a Gilbert ...

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Musician

Anna Mia

I started my serious relationship with music when played bass guitar on the Kiev based electronic project. Than a long and incredibly happy time I lived in the mountain, where opened another and best instrument, who always with you, voice. I learned to sing with a nightingales and other birds, copying, not always successfully, their trills in the garden. At the same time I really fall in love with the modern instrumental jazz. I was motivated to move away from of Euclidean geometry in the art to the direction of more completely and beautiful natural forms.

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Danil Zverkhanovsky

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Danil Zverkhanovsky is a Ukrainian musician and producer based in Berlin and Kyiv. He has released his solo debut album «In Pieces Suite» in 2017, has released music as a co-leader of the band Bird Dreams and worked on various projects by other artists as a guitarist as well as a producer/mixer. Danil was born in Kyiv in 1994 and has studied music with emphasis on guitar in the Glier College of Music in Kyiv, University of Arts Graz and Jazz Institute Berlin. Among his most notable teachers were Volodymyr Shabaltas and Kurt Rosenwinkel. He is currently working on multiple projects including solo albums, new music for Bird Dreams as well as single releases in diverse genres.

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Article: Live Review

Alfa Jazz Fest 2017

Read "Alfa Jazz Fest 2017" reviewed by Thomas Conrad


Alfa Jazz Fest 2017 Lviv, Ukraine June 23-27, 2017 Jazz festivals are different in Europe. There are more of them, and they are crucial to the economic viability, social solidarity and creative evolution of the jazz art form. Many European towns that host their own annual jazz events seem like ...

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Article: Album Review

Konstantin Ionenko Quartet: Noema

Read "Noema" reviewed by Mark Sullivan


Ukrainian bassist/composer Konstantin Ionenko introduces a striking new quartet on Noema. His previous release Deep Immersion (Fancy Music, 2013) was a quintet with piano, trumpet and saxophone. Only Ionenko and drummer Pavel Galitsky remain from that group, joined by new members Dima Bondarev (flugelhorn) and Alex Maksymiw (guitar). There was precedent for working with a guitarist, ...


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