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Once again, jazz!

June 7 2007

The festival starts on June 19, will open its none other than the famous Russian saxophonist Oleg Kireev, won a reputation as a "powerful, swing musicians with high energy." Name Oleg Kireev well known abroad: he regularly performs in Europe, where relationships with many reputable musicians. The musician was recognized innovator, connecting jazz with the exotic folklore with his professionalism, sense of style and skill of improvisation.

June 20 will perform a colleague Oleg Kireev - Polish saxophonist Maciej Sikala of Gdansk. In 1996 Schikalu recognized jazz musician of the Year in Poland. And since 1995 the saxophonist does not leave the chart Audience Jazz Top authoritative magazine Jazz Forum.

June 21 will perform Rossuella Rudd - the legendary American trombone player, famous for its game in a variety of musical styles, including Dixieland and free jazz.

Now Rudd is studying authentic African and Oriental music. From 2001 to 2004 he traveled to Mali, where he played with local musicians and organized festivals. In 2005 Rossuell make a record with Mongolian performers.

German pianist Frank Woeste please the audience with his art 22 and 23 June. Frank was born in Hanover, and learn to be a pianist, already in his youth became interested in jazz. In the Berlin Conservatory, he took a course on jazz improvisation class, where he was recognized as one of the best students.

One of his most interesting projects was the composer's arrangement of Chopin, with his light hand were heard in jazz interpretation. In Europe, Frank Woeste is well known, and participates in many festivals, and performs with the National Jazz Orchestra of Germany, Olivier Ker-Urio, Peter Venigerom and other famous artists.

Another surprise awaits listeners from 25 to 27 June. In Russia, the first act trio of legendary New York drummer Al Foster, known for a long and productive collaboration with Miles Davis himself!

Foster was born in 1944 in Richmond, then moved to New York. E-drums learned to play independently at the age of 13 years, and in 16 he recorded with trumpeter Blue Mitchell. In 1969, at a concert he was discovered by Miles Davis, and together they played jazz highest standard until 1985, when Foster left the band Miles and began working as an independent musician.

The festival will be June 28 grand concert of Monsieur Dubois (The Netherlands). This is a jazz sextet, performing the winding, melodic, and very interesting music that is suitable for dance improvisation, and for thoughtful listening.

The group was formed in 1999 in Rotterdam and soon became very popular in his native country. In 2002 the team acted on the cult Festival North Sea Jazz Festival, which created a furore and a year later, along with DJ Soul Rabbi organized an unprecedented Groove Soul Party in Rotterdam's oldest jazz club, Dizzy, attracted a record for this institution of the public.

The team has performed in Russia in September 2004. Concerts at the time were held in St. Petersburg, and it should be noted, with considerable success.

Writes Weser Kurier «what makes music" Monsieur Dubois "irresistible vitality lies in the fact that a group of perfectly reproduces the ideal form of jazz, 50's and 60's, but not at the expense of academic art, but because that relates to jazz as to the popular music of today. This is a true Nu-Jazz, an original and a thoroughbred. Stunning! "

Natalia Filippovich


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