About Zhenya Strigalev
Possessing fire, grace and edgy attitude alto saxophonist Zhenya Strigalev is a young virtuoso forging an increasingly high profile international presence. In the eight years since graduating from London’s prestigious Royal Academy of Music in 2007, Strigalev has cut a dynamic path between the London and New York jazz scenes. He’s worked with some of today’s most forward thinking musicians and appeared at many world leading jazz festivals, performing extensively in Uk, Spain, Italy, Russia, Czech Republic, Austria, Poland, France, Germany and more...
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“At the root of it all is Strigalev, whose compositions are so strong that they live up to the talents of the musical titans who join him on this CD. This could be the kind of jazz album that has something for everyone, not out of some sense of catering to the crowd, but because the mood it creates is so universally appealing.”4.5 Stars, Downbeat Magazine. The best albums of 2015.
“Alto saxist Zhenya Strigalev juices up retro-minded postbop with cutting-edge grooves and madcap intensity on his excellent latest, Robin Goodie.”TimeOut, New York critic's pick
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