Igor Butman.Evgeniya Novozhenina/RIA Novosti
Igor Butman is Russia’s most famous saxophone player and the organizer of many annual jazz festivals in Russia. Among them
Butman grew up in the Soviet
Supporting young artists is very important for Butman. “Our musical school is young, but there’s a lot of passion in our jazz,” he said this year. “Our foundation is a powerful army of classical musicians and we have a very strong academic school.”
Butman also owns two jazz clubs in central Moscow.
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