Ray's Jazz presents: Zhenya Strigalev
Ray's Jazz welcomes Russian born saxophonist Zhenya Strigalev for a mix of jazz and blues including tunes from his new album Blues For Maggie.
Born in St Petersburg, Zhenya Strigalev took up the saxophone as a teenager. After winning local awards for his ability he was granted a scholarship to attend London’s Royal Academy of Music in recognition of his outstanding musical talent.
Since graduating, Zhenya has cut a dynamic path between the London and New York jazz scenes, working with some of the most forward thinking musicians on the contemporary jazz circut from Eric Harland to Ambrose Akinmusire; Tim Lefebvre of David Bowie's band to Alex Sipiagin; William Parker, Aaron Parks, Larry Grenadier and Nasheet Waites.
The line up includes: Zhenya Strigalev, saxophone; Ferg Ireland, double bass
and Jon Scott drums.
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Venue: Level 6, Foyles 107 Charing Cross Road
Doors at 6.00pm, performance from 6.30pm.
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