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Alex Sipiagin: New Path 2

In the 25 years since Alex Sipiagin emigrated to the United States from Russia, he has become an A-list New York trumpet player. As sideman or leader, his work is consistent. He always brings it. On his new album he plays with typical fierce intelligence. But New Path 2 is a failed experiment. Many of … Read More “Alex Sipiagin: New Path 2”

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Alex Sipiagin: Destinations Unknown

Trumpeter Alex Sipiagin, a native of Yaroslavl, Russia, and a longstanding member of the Mingus Big Band, assembles some all-star colleagues for his ninth outing on Criss Cross. With tenor saxophonist Chris Potter and alto player David Binney joining Sipiagin on the frontline, the stellar sextet is rounded out by pianist Craig Taborn, bassist Boris … Read More “Alex Sipiagin: Destinations Unknown”

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