Alexey N. Petukhov is a jazz pianist, arranger, composer. Participated in many concerts and jazz festivals in Ukraine, Russia, Bulgaria, Germany, France. Played with InGrid and Haddaway, Kevin Mahogany, Grace Garland (USA), Filo Machado (Brasil) and Gregory Porter (USA) with Ark Ovrutski Quartet. He is a permanent pianist and second conductor in Odessa Music College Big Band. Since 2000 he is a piano and jazz improvisation teacher in Odessa Music College. Organised a concert of jazz singer Chanda Rule (USA) in Odessa (2011). His priority - popularization own music written mainly for the jazz trio, quartet and quintet.