THE ODESSA REVIEW NEW ISSUE
For the 6th time, the Odessa Musical Comedy Theater is holding a festive concert dedicated to UNESCO International Jazz Day. The three-act “Jazz-express” concert will bring together on stage great performers from Armenia, Denmark, France, Lithuania and Ukraine! Jazz standards, improvisation and impromptu moments will delight guests of the celebration! Special guests: Victor Basyuk (trombone, Ukraine); the incomparable Nelli Manukyan (flute, Armenia) — laureate of Master-Jam Fest; charismatic and fantastic Gregory Boyd (vocal, Denmark) – laureate of Master-Jam Fest. The quintet of Alexei Petukhov (keyboards, Odessa) will present the best musicians of Ukraine: Dmitry Alexandrov (saxophone, Kiev), Dennis Adu (trumpet, Kiev), Pavel Galitsky (drums, Kiev), Maxim Kondratiev (bass, Odessa). Odessa favorites Duke-Time will also take part in the concert. The guest of honor is a jazz legend and art director of “Master-Jam Fest” Vladimir Tarasov. Other performers include the Odessa Big Band directed by Nikolay Goloschapov; Victor Basyuk Orchestra from Kyiv; Odessan Children’s Jazz Band ‘Zabava’ and Children’s Jazz Chorus.