XVII International festival Triumph of Jazz in Moscow and St. Petersburg

Igor Butman.

Igor Butman.

Press photo

Igor Butman’s festival “Triumph of jazz” is Russia’s largest world jazz event. Every year, this is a tour around the world of jazz superstars. Premieres are held of international projects from the most famous musicians from Russia and the United States and presentations will be given of new programs and albums. The first festival took place in the year 2000. From 2013 on, the festival is held  not only in Moscow, but also in St. Petersburg.

The headliner of this year’s festival will be a five-time Grammy award winning Quartet, with the outstanding bassist Christian McBride. Number one New York saxophonist Chris Potter and his quartet will play for the first time in Russia. The South Korean jazz diva Youn Sun Nah will present a new program with the Moscow jazz orchestra. Another premier:  the Moscow Jazz Orchestra will be presented by Thelonious Sphere together with the nominee for this year's Grammy: pianist and composer John Beasley. In addition, stars of the Moscow jazz scene will make an appearance. Vocalist Alina Rostockiy will perform with the Oleg Butman Trio, with the eminent trumpeter Mike Rodriguez.

Schedule:

27 March 2017

Children’s Jazz Triumph (Within the XVII international festival “Triumph of Jazz”)

Moscow International House of Music

28 March 2017

Chris Potter Quartet/the U.S.

Youn Sun Nah (Vocals)/South Korea, Igor Butman and the Moscow Jazz Orchestra

Mike Rodriguez (Trumpet)/the U.S. and Oleg Butmans Trio of the Moscow International House of Music   

Youn Sun Nah / Press photoYoun Sun Nah / Press photo

Moscow International House of Music

28 March 2017

Christian McBride’s New Jawn/the U.S. 

Christian McBride. / Press photoChristian McBride. / Press photo

Moscow, Igor Butman's Club on Taganka

29 March 2017

Christian McBride’s New Jawn/the U.S.

John Beasley (рояль)/the U.S., Igor Butman and the Moscow Jazz Orchestra

Alina Rotstotskaya (vocals) and the group “JazzMobile”

John Beasley. / Press photoJohn Beasley. / Press photo

Moscow International House of Music 

29 March 2017

Christian McBride’s New Jawn/the U.S. 

Moscow, Igor Butman's Club on Taganka

30 March 2017

Christian McBride’s New Jawn/the U.S.

Igor Butman and the Moscow Jazz Orchestra

John Beasley (piano)/the U.S.

Youn Sun Nah (vocals)/South Korea

Chris Potter Quartet/the U.S.

St. Petersburg, DK Gorkogo 

31 March 2017

John Beasley (piano)/the U.S.

Moscow, Igor Butman's Club on Taganka