Master-Jam Jazz Portraits

1 July 2013

All Master-Jam Jazz Portraits by Svetlana Grigorieva, 2013, see in album.   «Now I’d like to cast a glance back at the last festival without prejudice. What could be the reason that brought jazz soloists to this contest? In folk tales a similar motive is the struggle for the hand and heart of a beautiful Princess. It is the love, and the love which is driven by courage. Only [...]

Art work for MJF

1 July 2013

Elmira Khozina, designer from Saint-Petersburg made this art work specially for Master-Jam Fest                                                                                   [...]

Greetings from Michel Camilo to the Master-Jam Fest!

1 July 2013
Michel Camilo

  Michel Camilo is a composer and pianist extraordinaire, a bandleader, lecturer, and visiting professor. He is a chart-topping producer; a Grammy, Latin Grammy and Emmy award winner, the recipient of his native countryis highest civilian honors.   Michel Camilo's official website        

Happy Birthday to Vladimir Tarasov!

29 June 2013

Dear friends!   Today, June 29th, is the birthday of Vladimir Tarasov — a legendary musician who sets the rhythm of beating jazz fans’ hearts from all over the world, and does so with the same skill for decades! We are lucky — Vladimir Tarsov is a co-organizer, jury member and essentially the art-leader of «Master-Jam Fest»!     We wish you, dear Vladimir, Happy Birthday! We wish you health, [...]

Listeners comments to Master-Jam Jazz Fest Final 2013
on festival social networks

11 June 2013

Now the First International Festival-contest of Jazz Improvisation is over. We all feel a bit sad, but we still have videos, photos, and, most importantly, your feedback! Many of those who visited this incredible celebration of jazz in the Russian Theatre or watched a broadcast on the Internet wrote about their impressions. You can find all the comments on the pages of the project in our social networks, and [...]

Moscow Composers Union about the Master-Jam Fest 2013

7 June 2013

From the letter to the Festival Organizing Committe (June, 7, 2013)   «The news about this project became a sensation not only in Russia, Ukraine and all over the world jazz space! This is evidenced by the unprecedented interest of musicians all over the world and willingness to participate in this unique jazz forum!   The reason for its appeal was the uniqueness [...]

Happy Birthday to Kirill Moshkov!

7 March 2013

    Today, the 8th of March, is the birthday of Kirill Moshkov — Russian journalist, jazz reviewer, writer, publisher and chief editor of the magazine «Jazz.Ru», chief editor of leading Russian jazz portal, «Master-Jam Fest» jury member.     With all our hearts we wish him happy birthday and good health, great mood, happiness, high aspirations and creative insights!     Let [...]

Happy Birthday to Sergey Khalkov!

31 January 2013

      Сегодня, 31 января, День рождения у Исполнительного продюсера студии «Амигос Фильм» Сергея Халкова.         Поздравляя Сергея — человека, искренне увлеченного джазом, члена оргкомитета Международного фестиваля «Мастер-Джем», — мы желаем ему творческих радостей, новых достижений, неожиданных открытий, искрометного юмора, настоящего одесского отношения к жизни! Пусть удивительный и неповторимый джаз продолжает радовать Вас, Сергей!         [...]

Happy Holidays!

24 December 2012

Dear friends,   We all survived «end of the world»! And now bright, shining and joyful Christmas’ and New Year’s Days are coming!   These days full of good hopes, happy anticipations, grandiose plans we would like to wish you and all your folks Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!   We wish you a generous, abundant year, brilliant creative ideas, [...]

Congratulations to our General Producer's Birthday!

19 December 2012

Congratulations from the festival team to the author and a producerof the «Master-Jam Fest» Michael Freidlin! Happy Birthday! We wish a good health, a creative inspiration and inexhaustible jazz energy to You. Let the new year will be bright and saturated, as rhythms of salsa, filled with unique game tunes, as the music fusion, and such soulful as ballads sounds, for You!           [...]

The International Jazz Day — Reviews

4 June 2012

"Я очень рад, что День Джаза будет ежегодно официально отмечаться во всем мире, это говорит о его полном признании как культурном явлении мирового масштаба. В Одессе отметили это событие большим концертом в очень уютной атмосфере клуба "Бернардацци". Большое спасибо идейному вдохновителю и организатору концерта М.П. Фрейдлину. Также порадовало большое количество джазовых музыкантов, которые смогли принять [...]

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