Swing
The most extensive and fertile region when it comes to the great jazz performers of the 20th century. Swing appeared in the 20s and remained unusually popular right up to…

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EVGENY MARTYNOV - SWAN OF THE SOVIET VARIETY
Coming from a simple family, Yevgeny Martynov managed to graduate with honors from the music and pedagogical institute, where teachers gave him the nickname “Gift” for his unique talent. A…

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ALEXANDER VERTINSKY - RUSSIAN PIERO
Alexander Vertinsky created a very special genre of the musical novel - “Vertinsky songs”. At his concerts, some were crying, others were mockingly crooked, but there were no indifferent ...…

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JOE DASSEN – THE MOST FRENCH AMERICAN SAWNER

After receiving a degree at a young age, Joe Dassin could find a well-paid job and enjoy stability. And he chose show business – an eternal challenge, a constant movement, and he liked that very much. He was often told that he had an unusually velvety voice, that he was incredibly talented, but he just liked what he did. I liked that you can not relax and hibernate. “I dream of being back in Moscow again with a concert,” said Joe Dassin in the 1980th, in the year of his death. After 30 years, his young beautiful son – Julien Dassin – embodied his father’s dream and brought the play “Once upon a time was Joe Dassin” to the capital. Continue reading

THE LAST ORPHEUS MUSLIM MAGOMAYEV
Quite frankly, without much pathos, Muslim Magomayev was called the golden voice of the era. The one who left, but thanks to his songs lives in the hearts of millions…

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“ALL OR NOTHING!” - MARIA CALLAS
Maria Callas was amazingly beautiful. She was admired, feared. However, with all her genius and controversy, she always remained a woman who wanted to be loved and needed. In 1957,…

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New Orleans Jazz, Chicago Jazz, Dixieland
The earliest, New Orleans jazz is an inheritance of the tradition of marching brass bands with ensembles consisting of an impressive rhythm section (2-3 drummers, percussion, double bass), various winds…

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