Tim Dorofeev, Oleg Yudanov, Denis Shushkov in the Northern Blues program
Guest performer — saxophonist and composer Alexey Kruglov
In 2016, the Manege Unit continues the project Up Above Moscow, a cycle of music nights in a most advantageous location offering unique views of Moscow. When it is warm, the performances are staged on the rooftop of the Worker and Kolkhoz Woman pavilion, at the footing of the iconic 24-meter sculpture. In cold seasons, the concerts are held on the fourth floor with admission to the rooftop during the break.
Northern Blues program
Arrival of guests – 20.00, performance – 20.30
As part of the Up Above Moscow project, well-known Arkhangelsk-based musicians Tim Dorofeev and Oleg Yudanov will perform their Northern Blues program. They have played in different lineups of the Arkhangelsk jazz band and joined many other projects ranging from traditional jazz to mixed performances involving theatre. The band’s double bass player Denis Shushkov is also from Arkhangelsk but he has lived in Moscow for a long while now and is known as one of Moscow’s top bassists. The guest performer is the saxophonist and composer Alexey Kruglov.
The quartet will perform a program of blues, traditional jazz and original pieces conveying the northern intonations and arranged in the jazz style.
Tim Dorofeev is a guitarist and composer, the organizer of jazz festivals including the Vladimir Rezitsky Festival and the Ethno Jazz Festival. Several years ago, the famous British label Leo Records released Dorofeev’s debut album, Vostok-Sever (East-North).
Oleg Yudanov is a drummer and musician whose creative interests range from modern academic music to avant-garde jazz, from folk to theatricals. He has played in concerts with many European musicians including Semyon Nabatov, Frank Gratkowski, Vladimir Miller and others.
Denis Shushkov graduated from the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music and completed an internship in the USA as part of the Open World program. He worked in the Anatoly Kroll Quartet, Vladimir Danilin Quartet and other bands. He appeared at many concert venues in Russia and across the world.
Alexey Kruglov is a composer and saxophonist and the leader of Krugly band. He is a winner of Russian and international competitions and a participant of cross-disciplinary projects bordering on the cinema, theatre, contemporary art and literature.
Tim Dorofeev, guitar
Oleg Yudanov, drums
Denis Shushkov, double bass
Alexey Kruglov, saxophone
Tickets are available at the box offices of the Worker and Kolkhoz Woman Center and
online at voxxter.ru: http://voxxter.ru/event/2670
and the website of the Manege Unit.
The ticket price is 400 rubles including admission to the permanent and temporary exhibitions on the day of the performance.
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