Vincent Herring & Robert Anchipolovskiy Quintet "Alto Summit"

16 February
Starting at — 21:00
Hall main/small: 1200 / 900 rub.

Vincent Herring - sax (USA)
Robert Anchipolovskiy - sax (Israel)
Alexey Podymkin - piano
Sergey Vasilyev - bass
Pavel Timofeyev - drums

Vincent is a saxophone virtuoso with a uniquely intense and vigorous musical voice. He is considered one of the premier saxophonists of his generation.

Vincent first toured Europe and the United States with Lionel Hampton’s big band in the early 1980’s. As he developed his musicianship working with Nat Adderley, a partnership blossomed that continued for nine years. Along the way he worked and/or recorded with Cedar Walton, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Hayes, Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers, Horace Silver Quintet, Jack DeJohnette’s Special Edition, Larry Coryell, Steve Turre, The Mingus Big Band, Kenny Barron, Nancy Wilson, Dr. Billy Taylor, Carla Bley, and John Hicks.

Vincent has appeared as guest soloist with many artists and ensembles including Wynton Marsalis at Lincoln Center and John Faddis with the Carnegie Hall Big Band. While amassing these impressive credentials, Vincent continued to develop his own voice and style. Inspired by a collage of diverse musical influences, Vincent is also involved in Jazz education and is currently on the faculty of William Patterson University. He conducts master classes and jazz workshops at conservatories and universities around the world.

Robert Anchipolovskiy born 1974 in Kiev (Ukraine).In his music family father was also jazz saxophonist, and grandfather was professor of academy of music in Kiev. At around the age of nine Robert has begun to play the clarinet under direction of his father and grandfather. He started practicing the classic music of Mozart, Weber, Shpor, etc.
In 1982 he has started to practice at music college in Kiev.
In 1988 Robert has started to practice alto saxophone because he loved jazz music more, and of course, he loved the music of Charlie Parker and John Coltrane. He continued learn at academy of jazz music in Kiev.
1991 Immigrated to Israel. In 1992-1996 Studied in New York under direction of Mr.Phil Woods.
1996 back to Israel since then he has formed and lead several bands in the country.

Since 2002 Robert Anchipolovsky working in popular international television Show " 7:40 " He continues to participate in jazz festivals all over the world and his career includes work with legendary musicians from the first line such as: Phil Woods,Valery Ponomarev, Randy Brecker, Brian Linch, Larry Willis, Curtis Fuller, Stive Turre, Mulgrew Miller, John Hicks, Jim Rotondy, Deborah Brown, Kevin Mahogany, Dena Derose, Kirk Lightsey, Odean Pope, Tecora Rogers.

Taking jazz on traditional main-stream, Anchipolovsky has established himself as a virtuoso instrumentalist, a brilliant performer and an artist passionately committed to his music. The intensive concert appearances were combined with musician's participation in big jazz contests. Robert Anchipolovsky plays with powerful intensity, sophisticated technique and remarkable sensitivity. Anchipolovsky is constantly continuing to innovate and to renew his repertoire and styles. While in Europe,he has performed and recorded with some of the finest European musicians such as: Tony Pancella, Pietro Iodice,Massimo Moriconi, Massimo Manzi, Bepi D'Amato, Max Ionata, Igor Butman, Leonid Ptashka, Jamie O'Donnell, Ruslan Sirota, Sergey Vasiliev, Igor Nadezhdin, Daniel Kramer.