From the very beginning became interested in improvisation, popular and country music, which led to his natural purpose - jazz. Already in the music school began playing jazz at the piano in ensembles at holiday parties. At that time, in the Soviet Union there was no education in the field of jazz, and pupils playing with one another, often in the breaks between lessons , also learned as one another. The first notes for his jazz repertoire Nachum took to copying from your neighbor, restaurant pianist, which gradually began to replace some of his restaurant.
History of jazz in the Soviet Union is quite different from its history in the West