Mikhail Alperin / Arkady Shilkloper – Poem (1989)

From the album Wave Of Sorrow by Mikhail Alperin / Arkady Shilkloper, recorded, July 1989, Rainbow Studio, Oslo.

Michail Jefimowitsch Alperin (Миха́йло Юхи́мович Альпе́рін) is a Ukrainian jazz musician (piano), known as a key member of the Moscow Art Trio. Alperin was born in Kamianets-Podilskyi, Ukraine and grew up in Moldavia, where he was classically trained. In 1980, he formed one of the first Moldavian jazz ensembles. He moved to Moscow in the 1980s and founded the Moscow Art Trio with Arkady Shilkloper and folk singer Sergey Nikolaevich Starostin.  [source]

Arkady Shilkloper (Аркадий Шилклопер) plays French horn, flugelhorn, alpenhorn and many more unusual wind instruments. A native of Moscow. At the age of six Arkady Shilkloper began playing brass instruments and studied flugelhorn at the Moscow Military Music Academy until 1974. From 1978 to 1985 he was a member of the orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre and the “Bolshoi Brass Quintet”. With this world-famous ensemble and as a member of the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra from 1985 to 1989 he undertook numerous worldwide concert tours. Alongside with that he started playing traditional jazz with double-bass player Mikhail Karetnikov and avant-garde jazz in saxophonist Sergei Letov’s band Three O (1985-1990). [source]

Arkady Shilkloper – French Horn, Horns [Jagdhorn], Flugelhorn, Voice
Mikhail Alperin – Piano, Melodica, Voice, Composer
Manfred Eicher -Producer / Jan Erik Kongshaug – Engineer



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