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Andrei Ryabov (musician)

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Genres  Jazz
Instruments  Guitar
Occupation(s)  guitarist
Genre  Jazz
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Born  July 24, 1962 (age 54) Leningrad, USSR (1962-07-24)
Similar  David Goloschekin, Yellowjackets, Igor Butman

Andrei Ryabov (born July 24, 1962) is a Russian-born jazz guitarist. He has worked with famed jazz guitarists including Jim Hall, Tal Farlow, Joe Pass, Attila Zoller, Gene Bertoncini and others, while producing his own discography.



Andrei Ryabov was born in July 1962. At the early age of eleven years old, Ryabov began exploring his profound interest in music, receiving his first guitar and taking lessons in his early adolescent years. In 1978 he was admitted to St. Petersburg College of Music Mussorgsky. Ryabov earned a Bachelor's degree of Music from the Mussorgsky College of Music in 1982. By 1989, Ryabov was admitted as a faculty member for the institution, teaching workshops across the country.

In 1982, before finishing his studies at Mussorgsky, Andrei Ryabov was invited to play with David Goloschekin's ensemble with who he remained with for more than six years. In 1983, the "Soviet Youth" newspaper cited Andrei Ryabov as the "opening of the year" musician, showcasing Ryabov's talent and age, while jazz critics applauded his early success. In 1986, Ryabov began to cooperate with the Estonian guitarist Tiit Paulus.

By 1992, Andrei Ryabov received an invitation from Signature Sounds Recording Co., where he moved to Palmer, Massachusetts in the United States. While in Western Massachusetts, Ryabov performed in several concerts with Al Di Meola's trio at the University of Massachusetts. For several years he worked with Attila Zoller, Richie Cole, whom he had met previously during his USSR career and the Alto Madness Orchestra, which recorded several albums in the early 1990s. In 1994 Andrei Ryabov decided to pursue jazz in New York City where he played with notable musicians including Jim Hall, Tal Farlow, Gene Bertoncini, Vic Juris, and Peter Bernstein. Performing in various New York City jazz clubs, Ryabov developed his name and talent within the infamous New York jazz scene throughout the 1990s. In 1996, Ryabov played during the JVC Jazz Festival concert at Merkin Concert Hall, dedicated to the famous guitarist Tal Farlow. His continued success allowed him to participate as a guest musician with the music recording program "Studio Jam" in partnership with BET TV, along with American fusion group Yellowjackets in 2004.

Ryabov currently resides in St. Petersburg.

Partial discography

  • Bebop Express, with Richie Cole Alto Madness Orchestra (2008)
  • Yesterdays, with Myrna Lake (2007)
  • I never felt this way before, with Elina Vasiltchikova (2005)
  • Back on Top, with Richie Cole Alto Madness Orchestra (2005)
  • It's Easy to Remember, Andrei Ryabov Trio (2000)
  • Trenton Style, with Richie Cole Alto Madness Orchestra (1999)
  • Day Dream, Andrei Ryabov Quartet, Signature Sounds Recording Co. (1993)
  • A Well Kept Secret, with Ted Levine, Signature Sounds Recording Co. (1993)
  • Jazz At The Old Fortress, with Andrei Kondakov, Melodia (1992)
  • Leningrad Alto Madness, with Richie Cole, Melodia (1990)
  • Tete-a-tete, with Tiit Paulus, Melodia (1988)
  • Stardust, with David Goloschekin, Melodia (1986)
  • 15 Years Later, with David Goloschekin, Melodia (1984)
  • Festivals

  • JVC Jazz Festival, New York City, NY
  • Bright Moment Jazz Festival, Amherst, MA
  • Jazz Ost West Festival, Nuremberg, Germany
  • Jazz & Blues All Star Festival, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Basel Jazz Woche Festival, Switzerland
  • Jazz Kevat Festival, Kainuu, Finland
  • Debrezen Jazz Days Festival, Hungary
  • Jazz Meetings Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Autumn Rhythms International Jazz Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Moscow International Jazz Festival, Russia
  • Jazz & Blues International Festival, Tallinn, Estonia
  • Summer Rhythms Jazz Festival, Riga, Latvia
  • Parnu International Jazz Festival, Estonia etc
  • References

    Andrei Ryabov (musician) Wikipedia

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