Jean-Ren? Mourot is a french pianist from Strasbourg. He plays in several bands: jazz, rock, improvisation.. and just released a first piano solo album.
Participant: Jean-Ren? Mourot (piano, France)
Participant: Dimitris Angelakis (vibraphone, Greece)
Dimitris Angelakis was born in Greece in 1983. From the early age of six he got a musical background playing the piano and the percussion. After that he has graduated from the Music Department of Aristotle University (Greece) and also holds a classical percussion diploma (and many other classical studies). His professional musical career begun [...]
Participant: Rustem Galiullin (trumpet, Thailand)
Rustem Galiullin – jazz trumpet player, composer and arranger, was born in Russia, where he got a Master’s degree in Classical music. After getting vast experience from work in symphony orchestras and teaching, he wholeheartedly committed himself to jazz. As a soloist in the famous jazz ensemble “ORLAN”, he performed at many jazz festivals in [...]
Participant: Vladimir Nesterenko (piano, Russia)
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Participant: Anatoliy Osipov (saxophone, Russia)
The composer and tenor saxophonist Anatoliy Osipov is one of the brightest and original representatives of new Russian jazz musicians generation. His genuine music successfully combines the creative search and devotion to traditions, powerful compositions and deep ballads. Anatoliy Osipov was born in Ust-Kinelsk, a small town near Samara. He started studying music when he [...]
Participant: Ilya Lushnikov (piano, Russia)
Habarovsk regional college of Arts (1996), Habarovsk Institute of culture (2006). Jazz (cool, funk, Latin, mainstream). A. Piazzolla. Any other music.
Participant: Vadim Bessarab (piano, Ukraine)
I finished Odessa Musical Academy in 2002. I do jazz pedagogy. Perform in different cities of Ukraine. Participated in jazz master-classes in Poland and Ukraine.
Participant: Roman Yakovchuk (drums, Ukraine)
I was born in Kiev, Ukraine. I got acquainted with the instrument at my 10, but got seriously interested in jazz music, when decided to enter into the Kiev Institute of Music named after Gliyer, where I was fortunately able to meet and learn from several of the best musicians of Ukraine. Currently I participate [...]
Participant: Boris Lazarenko (saxophone, Russia)
“I studied and played music since childhood. Inspired by Aleksey Kozlov and group "Arsenal" creativity I started to learn tenor-sax. In 1992 I recorded my first author album at the studio. In 1993 I was accepted into the Russian Authors Community. Since 1994 till 1998 I was working in rock-group “Session” as a saxophonist. Then [...]
Participant: Gazinur Safiullov (guitar, Russia)
“I became interested in jazz music at my 19. Willis Clark Conover’s radio-program helped a lot! I play guitar.”
Participant: Vitaliy Vladimirov (trombone, Russia)
Vitaliy Vladimirov is a trombonist, composer, arranger, conductor. A winner of international contests. An awardee of the Sverdlovsk region governor "for distinguished achievements in the field of literature and art". The head of the jazz department, the arrangement teacher in Sverdlovsk Music College named after P. Tchaikovsky. Creator and conductor of the big band at [...]
Participant: Yelena Syskova (piano, Ukraine)
A pianist, composer. She finished Ukrainian National Musical Academy named after P. I. Chaykovskiy in Kiev in a class of special piano and history of foreign music.
Participant: Gdaliy Garmiza (sax, Russia)
“Education: 8 years of study of saxophone at the music school (the teacher N. S. Parfenov). In 2001 I won the first prize at the festival-contest “Jazz Parnas” for baritone-sax solo. In 2007 he graduated with honors from St. Petersburg Humanitarian University of Trade Unions (in «sound design (Music)" (master – V.G. Dinov). From 2007 [...]
Participant: Michal Wierba (piano, Poland)
Michal Wierba - pianist, composer. Born in 1986 he began studying music at the age of 11. With his band Wierba and Schmidt Quintet he won numerous competitions both in Poland and Europe, including Getxo Jazz Festival 2010. Michal Wierba has recorded 5 albums with his own music.
Participant: Widiyanto Sulaeman Sutanto (piano, Indonesia)
I like playing the piano, arranging and composing music. My genres are jazz and fusion. I'd love to learn many things about jazz, like modes etc. I have played music with some musician from Indonesia, for ex: Glenn Fredly, Ello, Ruth Sahanaya, Rhea Arella, Syahrini. My achievement: Best Keyboardist Gospel Contest 2005.
Participant: Yekaterina Vasileva (vocals, Ukraine)
“My name is Yekaterina Vasileva, I am 19. Since 4 years I am engaged in music. Besides music I am also interested in cinema and literature. I finished Odessa College of Culture and Arts named after K. Dankevich in mainstream/jazz piano. I am a winner of numerous International and all-Ukrainian jazz festivals and contests.”
Participant: Marat Gabbasov (piano, Russia)
Marat Gabbasov is a jazz pianist, a student of the People’s Artist of Russia Igor Bril, a graduate of Gnesin Russian Academy of Music, a student of Berklee College of Music (Boston, USA), the winner of Russian and international competitions.
Participant: Piotr Pawlak (drums, Poland /USA)
Piotr Pawlak aka Pete Black Born in Poland. 2008 – Bachelor of Arts – Classic Percussion at the Academy of Music in Poznan / Poland. Percussion teachers: prof. Edward Iwicki and prof. Jacek Wota. Drum teacher: dr. Krzysztof Przybylowicz.
Participant: Marina Rahimzhanova (piano, Russia)
“Interests: I like to make piano arrangements of the Beatles. Recently I am fond of new-folk. I think it suits very well with modal jazz harmony. I like to learn everything new and mix it with what I already know. The result is exciting and brings joy. It is so interesting to mix styles and [...]
Participant: Dominik Fuss (trumpet, Austria)
Dominik is a jazz artist from Vienna, the capital of classical music. Because he always was a little bit revolutionary, he started playing jazz at an early age. He had the honor to play with lots of different musicians in musically versatile projects and bands (all kinds of jazz (20s – till now) / Balkan/ [...]
Participant: Denis Davidov (vocals, Russia)
I like and sing traditional jazz, swing, big-band jazz, blues… I am a soloist of Mad Swing Band and mainstream orchestra of the Sea State University named after Nevelskiy.
Participant: Daniil Fedorov (sax, Russia)
Participant: Sergey Geyer (bass, Russia)
Gnessin State Musical College alumnus. He played with various prominent musicians such as Dennis Rowland, Paskal Fon Wroblevsky, David Fiuczynski, Eric Legnini, Bob Mintzer and many others.
Participant: Lev Trofimov (piano, Russia)
Pianist, sound producer.
Participant: Alexander Pasechnik (drums, Belarus)
“Alexander Pasechnik graduated from music school, then mainstream department of Grodno University. For 7 years worked in the Big-band of the local Philharmonic, playing in a symphony orchestra at the same time. I was offered to work a musician on the ship, and couldn’t refuse this proposition, because I wanted to work with different musicians [...]
Participant: Ilmir Yunusov (trombone, Russia)
I was born in Ufa in 2004. Finished St. Petersburg University of Culture and Arts (mainstream department). Collaborated with a lot of ensembles, playing in different styles and genres. Currently I live in Kazan (Russia), participate and solo in Kazan philharmonic jazz-orchestra, concert actively in small bands (including author projects). The main thing for me [...]
Participant: Konstantin Kalmykov (guitar, Ukraine)
Konstantin was born on April 19, 2000 in Gorlovka, Donetsk region. In 2007 he entered the Music school No. 1 in Gorlovka and studied saxophone and guitar at the of mainstream-jazz department. Since September 2008 He’s the member of the child orchestra and ensemble of the pop-jazz department of the Music school No. 1. Since [...]
Participant: Konstantin Kalmykov (saxophone, Ukraine)
Konstantin was born on April 19, 2000 in Gorlovka, Donetsk region. In 2007 he entered the Music school No. 1 in Gorlovka and studied saxophone and guitar at the mainstream-jazz department. In February 2008 he took part in the regional competition "A Step to Olympus" for the first time. Since September 2008 he is the [...]
Participant: Gregory Boyd (vocals, Denmark)
Gregory Boyd is a EU based, American bred, Singer/Songwriter and Electric Steel Pan Instrumentalist. Gregory Boyd lays down the vocals, incendiary electric Steel drum work and impressive songwriting skills for his unique new sound all of which has been described as the single most important thing that has graced the steel drum instrument.
Participant: Gregory Boyd (steel pan, Denmark)
Gregory Boyd is a EU based, American bred, Singer/Songwriter and Electric Steel Pan Instrumentalist. Gregory Boyd lays down the vocals, incendiary electric Steel drum work and impressive songwriting skills for his unique new sound all of which has been described as the single most important thing that has graced the steel drum instrument. Gregory Boyd [...]
- Everything About the Contest
- Brief description
- Project Goals
- General Information
- Concept of the Festival-Contest
- Stages of Development and Jazz Styles
- Award Ceremony
- Criteria for Evaluation of Jazz Skills
- Composition of the Jury of Festival-Contest
- Nominations MJF 2013
- Nominations MJF 2014
- Concept of TV Version and Spin-Off
- Master-Jam Fest 2013
- Master-Jam Press-Release