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Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: March 24, 1947    

Vladimir Chekasin

b. 24 February 1947, Sverdlovsk, Russia. During the 90s Chekasin was the most highly regarded saxophonist in the former Soviet Union, his style a blend of the late Rahsaan Roland Kirk’s high-pressure hard bop (Chekasin frequently plays two or more horns at once), 60s New York free-jazz tenor and wild Peter Brötzmann -like howls, mixed with a great deal of onstage clowning and theatricality. A composer and keyboard player as well as a saxophonist, Chekasin was originally a violinist (he took it up at the age of six), then shifted to clarinet and alto saxophone, beginning to lead jazz bands around 1967...
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    Болеро-2

    Leo Records
    1994
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    Second Siberian Concert

    Leo Records
    1994
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    А Можно Ли Так?

    Leo Records
    1987
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    Nomen Nescio / Некое Лицо

    Leo Records
    1987
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    Воспоминания

    Leo Records
    1986
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    Exercises

    Leo Records
    1983

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