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Evgeney Lebedev

“Evgeny Lebedev’s World Trio” is a collaboration of three young musicians from different parts of the world, with absolutely different cultural and musical backgrounds. This is why the crossing of musical and cultural borders is an essential aspect of this trio.

Every participant of the band has absorbed musical traditions of his own country and added them to the sound of the trio, using the jazz idiom, but the band does not regard itself as a straight jazz or folk ensemble. The program of the trio is based mostly on music written by pianist Evgeny Lebedev whose musical background consists of European classical traditions, middle-eastern folk music and Jazz, that he studied in the world’s renowned Berklee College Of Music after having received a degree from Russian Academy Of Music in Moscow. Evgeny played and recorded in a professional settings with such musicians as: Marcus Miller, David Sanchez, Jack DeJohnette, Terri Lyne Carrington, Dave Fiuczynski, Joe Lovano and others. Evgeny is the second prizewinner and silver medal holder of the 1st Moscow International Competition of Jazz Performers (piano). In 2006, his composition “24th of May” won a prize in the Blink Music Competition. Evgeny appears on more than 10 CD’s and has released two albums under his own name, that were highly noted by critics in Japan, USA and Russia. During his studies at Berklee College, Evgeny received the Piano Award, and the prestigious Billboard Award.

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