George Garanian Quintet

(RUS)
mainstream & modern jazz

One of the most famous jazz musicians in Russia, alto saxophonist/composer George Garanian leads his fresh quintet mostly in a mainstream and modern jazz frame.

In Russia he is known and cherished as the leader of a small group Melody – they have a 35 year history – and the Moscow and Krasnodarsk Big Bands. Garanian has recorded many albums with these and

other bands. Being a master of several styles from swing to free he is also featured on the US group Oregon’s Oregon In Moscow album, where he leads the Tchaikovsky Orchestra.

Lineup

Name
Instrument
Alexander Ivanov
drums
George Garanian
saxophone
Jyrki Kangas
bass
Vitali Imereli
violin
Zhenia Gimer
piano

Performances in 2009

Date
Time
Venue
15.07.2009
21.00
Cafe Jazz