Russia Tour – November 2009

I will be traveling to a number of cities in Russia in November with Mixolegion – UofL’s International Quintet. We have been invited to perform at the following:

November 20 – Yaroslavl at the Jazz Center.

November 21 – Dubna at the 7th international “MuzEnergo” festival with “Kaulakau” (Spain), “Interstellar Overdrive Trio” (France), “SymFusion Orchestra” (Moscow, Russia).

November 22 – Kimry at the “MuzEnergo” festival with Nick Kulikov Quartet (Arkhangelsk/Moscow, Russia), Youlia Malikova’s “Magnit” (Moscow, Russia), Natalia Blinova’s “Priot” ensemble (Moscow, Russia). Visit for information the festivals in Dubna and Kimry.

November 23 – Moscow at a local club.

November 25 – Taganrog at Taganrog Culture Centre

November 26 – Shakti at Shakti Theatre

November 27 & 28 – Rostov-on-the-Don at the “International Jazz Festival 2009”.

In addition, I will be conducting master classes in Dubna and Kimry as well as in Rostov at the “Taganrog College of Arts” (This is where Anton Chekhov was born.) and The Rostov State Conservatoire (Academy – (Named after S.V. Rachmaninov).

This will be an exciting trip. Members of Mixolegion include Anderson Pessoa (saxophone – Brazil), Craig Tweddell (trumpet -USA), Alim Nastaev (guitar – Russia), Saulo De Almeida (bass – Brazil), and Daniel Falter (drums – USA).