12/17/13

Russian Saxophonist Igor Butman to Tour U.S.

January tour will also feature Moscow State Jazz Orchestra and singer Fantine

Russian saxophonist Igor Butman and the Moscow Jazz Orchestra featuring vocalists Fantine and Allan Harris will tour the United States next month. The troupe will also play a single show in the Dominican Republic on Jan. 20.

11 Jan Hackettstown, NJ Centenary College
12 Jan New York, NY Le Poisson Rouge
13 Jan Washington, D.C. Russian Embassy
15 Jan Washington, D.C. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
16 Jan Allston, MA Scullers Jazz Club
17 Jan Lake Worth, FL Jazz & Cabaret Club of Valencia Shores
18 Jan Miramar, FL Miramar Cultural Center/Arts Park
20 Jan Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Teatro Nacional
22 Jan New Orleans, LA Snug Harbor Jazz Bistrot
24 Jan New Orleans, LA New Orleans Center for Creative Art Riverfront

Butman has released more than 10 albums both as a leader and co-leader, and has worked with with Chick Corea, Jack DeJohnette, John Patitucci, Stefon Harris and Randy Brecker, among others. Butman runs three festivals in Russia as well as two jazz clubs

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Vladimir Korobitsyn

Igor Butman with Christian McBride

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