Zolotukhin, Igor( guitarist and composer)
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Biography Zolotukhin, Igor
born December 26, 1956, Mr.. He returned from seven years. At the age of fifteen, together with a fellow guitarist created his first amateur rock 'n' roll band, which played the piano and organ. Guitar, carried away in sixteen years: to master this difficult instrument helped him to his father, himself a great game on the Russian seven-string guitar.
. Jazz Igor carried away in the mid 70's, but after accidentally heard a quartet recording with organist John Benson, Lonnie Smith, Igor decided to become a jazz musician.
. Top 80 - the first steps on the professional jazz scene in "Moscow Soloists ensemble" n / a saxophonist Vladimir Konovaltseva (one of the founders of the legendary group "Allegro")
. In 1981. Igor manifested itself in another Role - as an acoustic guitar in the State Chamber Choir p / u Valery Polyansky. With the success of performances held in Moscow, Leningrad, Tbilisi, Yerevan, Batumi.
In 1987. completes State Musical College named. Gnesinyh class jazz guitar. After two years working in the orchestra of "Contemporary" n / a Anatoly Kroll, and in the trio of Vladimir and Sergei Slobodin Vasilkova. Significant events of this period: participation in the Soviet-Indian Festival (1987-88), touring the cities of Poland.
Since 1989. and over the next ten years, Igor - a soloist of the State Chamber Orchestra of Jazz Music n / a People's Artist of Russia Oleg Lundstrem. Working in this fabled team, Igor Zolotukhin gained a great musical experience and shape as a guitarist-wagon. He is confident soloist and creates a robust accompaniment of music styles like swing and bebop, and in more modern - fusion, funk, rhythm and blues.
Igor likes to work in small ensembles. From time to time he spoke with Alexei Kuznetsov (guitar), Nikolai Panov (saxophone), Anatoly Gerasimov (saxophone, flute), Alex Rostotsky (bass), Stanislav Grigoryev (saxophone), etc.
. In addition, Zolotukhin involved in the records of records of domestic pop stars, film music and musicals.
. In 1994
. Igor creates its own group with a pronounced fusion sound. The basic musical material - original compositions written and arranged by him. In addition, the repertoire - hits rock groups of 60-70-ies. (The Beatles, Creedence Clearwater Revival, etc.), arranged in the rhythms of reggae, hip-hop, Latin, rhythm and blues, etc.. The current composition: Yuri Died - keyboards, Anton Revnyuk - Bass, Eugene pockmarked - drums
. Participation in the festivals: Dnepropetrovsk (1982, . 83), . Archangel (1982, . 84), . Novosibirsk (1984), . Chelyabinsk (1997), . Novokuznetsk, . Tbilisi (1986), . Minsk (1994), . Kiev (1996), . Donetsk (1987), . Yalta (1993), . Jurmala (1996), . Moscow (1993, . 94, . 96), . Grenoble, . France (1990), . Bratislava, . Slovakia (1997), . Washington, . USA (1991), . Santa Barbara, . USA (1998), . Imatra, . Finland (1992), etc.,
. "With Igor Zolotukhin: 1997 - solo concert at the BB of
. Tchaikovsky (Moscow), participated in the talk show "Hour of Owls" on the channel STS; festivals in Novosibirsk (1998, 1999), II Moscow festival "Jazz in Hermitage, and I Moscow jazz-rock-festival (1999).
. "Great swing, damn it!" (Oleg Lundstrц╤m)
. "This guy is a real jazz!" (Pat Metheny)
. "... In his game - the music of Charlie Nicholas Schuller Christian to GROMIN" (Vladimir Feyertag)
. With Igor Zolotukhin: part of the concert live on radio station "Perspective", 1997
Contact: Phone (7) (095) 712-0717, fax (7) (095) 133-2217