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Oleg Kireyev

Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: February 6, 1963    

Oleg Kireyev is an internationally recognized musician. He is touring a lot, being in minds since long ago and being loved by people both locally and overseas. He posted his name on most innovative and provocative international jazz projects. His creative ideas are vast, from mainstream and ethno to jazz rock and world music. “Incredibly good, soft, enthusiastic, stylish and top notch” “ that is what musical critics say about the voice of his saxophone.

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    Rhyme and Reason

    Inarhyme Records, LLC
    2010
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    Mandala

    Jazzheads
    2008
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”Oleg's playing is a marvelous combination of styles, incorporating a whole lot of players. I hear echoes of the 1920’s and John Coltrane combined with the unstructured jazz”. Bud Shank, musician , USA .

What's cool (to me, at least) about the result is how unabashed the band is in swinging genuinely hard on chestnut exotica like Puerto Rican-born Ellington trombonist Juan Tizol's “Caravan,” which Kireyev turned to as an encore, and seems born to blow, dervish-like. Howard Mandel, president of the Jazz Journalists Association, USA

“A Russian sax player with a reputation for hard swing and high excitement...” The Express and Star, GBR.

“The musician performing looked like a priest of a strange music patronizing God...

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