Usadba Jazz Club & Esse Jazz Club presents: JD Walter и Борис Козлов

14 April
Starting at — 21:00
Hall main/small: 1300 / 900 rub.

Usadba Jazz Club - series of concerts of the world famous jazz artists and the most popular russian jazz artists. On the eve of the Usadba Jazz Festival 2016 in "Usadba Arkhangelskoe" on June 4 several concerts will be held in one of Moscow's best jazz clubs ESSE. 

The program includes movie about Usadba Jazz Festival and welcome speech by the president of the festival Maria Semushkina.


JD Walter is a jazz singers singer - a purist and an innovator. His style has been compared to many vocal titans, but it is uniquely his own and he has become a singular phenomenon on the music scene. Respected and lauded by the great musicians of the contemporary circuit, JD has shared the stage with many legendary artists including: Dave Liebman, Billy Hart, Tom Harrell, Eddie Gomez, Bob Dorough, Edgar Bateman, Nicholas Payton, Jean-Michel Pilc, Bill Evans, Mark Murphy, Greg Hutchinson, Ari Hoenig, Randy Brecker, Tim Warfield, Jim Ridl, Orrin Evans, Seamus Blake, Igor Butman, Nasheet Waits, Craig Handy, Boris Kozlov, Robin Eubanks, Eric Revis, Billy Drummond, Christian McBride, Adam Nussbaum and Don Bradon. JD sang with the renowned "American Boy choir" and later attended the University of North Texas via a vocal jazz scholarship.

2 times Grammy Award winning acoustic and electric bassist, composer and arranger, Boris Kozlov has been on New York and international jazz scene for the past 20 years. Currently serving as a Bassist, Arranger and Musical Director for Mingus Big Band, Mingus Dynasty and The Orchestra, as well as leading his own projects, he has also been a first-call bassist for such important jazz acts as Michael Brecker, John Blake, Ray Barretto's 'New World Spirit', Lew Tabackin, David Kikoski, Alex Sipiagin, Jean -Michel Pilc and many others.