The Igor Butman Quartet The Igor Butman Quartet

with special guest soloist Oleg Akkuratov

Tue January 19th, 2016


Main Space

Minimum Age: 18+

Doors Open: 10:00PM

Show Time: 10:30PM

Event Ticket: $20

Day of Show: $25

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Table seating for all seated shows is reserved exclusively for ticket holders who purchase “Table Seating” tickets. By purchasing a “Table Seating” ticket you agree to also purchase a minimum of two food and/or beverage items per person. Table seating is first come, first seated. Please arrive early for the best choice of available seats. Seating begins when doors open. Tables are communal so you may be seated with other patrons. We do not take table reservations.
A standing room area is available by the bar for all guests who purchase “Standing Room” tickets. Food and beverage can be purchased at the bar but there is no minimum purchase required in this area.
All tickets sales are final. No refund or credits.

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The Igor Butman Quartet

World famous saxophone player, bandleader and producer Igor Butman enjoys one of the most successful and flamboyant careers in the history of modern jazz! An Olympic Ambassador and a leading advocate of Russian art in the world, Butman leads the Moscow Jazz Orchestra and the Igor Butman Quartet. Igor Butman Quartet, led by world famous saxophone player Igor Butman, is a unity of four Russia’s topmost jazz soloists, working together since 1999. During these years the band has evolved into Russia’s best touring hardcore jazz unit. The rhythm section of the Quartet is the strongest in Russian straight-ahead jazz, and consists of pianist Anton Baronin, acoustic bass player Sergey Korchagin and drummer Edward Zizak.
Igor Butman (saxophone), Anton Baronin (piano), Sergey Korchagin (upright bass), Eduard Zizak (drums)
“… may be the greatest living jazz saxophone player, who happens to be a Russian.” – Bill Clinton

special guest soloist Oleg Akkuratov

Oleg Akkuratov (piano): A blind boy from a small Russian town Armavir, pianist and vocalist Oleg Akkuratov is a unique jazz and classic musician, participant of International Choir of UNESCO, winner of countless international contests, awarded by the World Health Organization with “Health” award entitled “For the will to live.” At the age of six (!) Oleg entered Moscow jazz college and started studying with a famous jazz pianist Mikhail Okun. Now Oleg is a student of Rostov State Conservatory. At the age of nineteen Oleg Akkuratov “outplayed” the sighted and became the winner at the International Piano Competition in Novosibirsk. In 2009 Oleg was awarded with a special prize at the First All-Russian Academic Music Contest.

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