We are honored to announce that Roman Miroshnichenko will join next year’s prestigious judging panel of the 16th annual Independent Music Awards (IMA) program. The IMAs assembles an awesome panel of Artist & Industry judges to help determine the year’s best independent Songs, Albums, EPs, Music Videos and Designs. Collectively IMA Judges such as Keith Richards, Tom Waits, Laurie Anderson, Ozzy Osbourne, Killer Mike, Aimee Mann, Keith Urban, Snoop Dogg, Buddy Guy, Les Claypool, Suzanne Vega, Bebel Giberto, Chris Thile, Afrika Bambaataa, Peter Gabriel, Norah Jones, Ray Davies and many, many others - have produced some of the greatest music of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Recently Roman was a guest of the culinary tv-show and has prepared a refined dish in fusion style:
We are proud to announce that Roman Miroshnichenko's composition "Desperation" made FINALIST of the UK Songwriting Contest, "Instrumental" category!
TV and Film Composer Jamie Serafi, was left with the final decision and said of all the finalist songs:
"This was one of the most difficult categories to judge this year with many stunning and outstanding entries. In the end one judge, Absolutely fantastic! It's VERY difficult to choose because they are all so strong...and what makes one better than the other when they are all completely different?"
The UK Songwriting Contest was launched in London in 2002 in association with The BRIT Trust, The BRIT School, The BRIT Studio, Music Aid International, and The Guild of International Songwriters and Composers. The UKSC is one of the longest running songwriting contests in the world. Judges include top Grammy, Emmy and BRIT Award winning producers and artists.
November 12, 2016 – guitar-virtuosos Roman Miroshnichenko, José A. Rodríguez & Henrik Andersen (World Of Guitar Trio) were named by Music Resource Group (MRG) as a WINNERS of The 15th Independent Music Awards (The IMAs).
The album, Perfect Strangers byRoman Miroshnichenko, José A. Rodríguez & Henrik Andersen have won in the Best Instrumental Album category and song “Moon Over Tanjore“ by Henrik Andersen from the album have won in the Best World Traditional Songcategory. Roman Miroshnichenko himself was nominated in the Best Instrumental Song category with his composition Alien’s Dream, dedicated to Steve Vai.
The winning projects were selected by blue-ribbon panels of top recording artists that include: Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan, Slayer, The Kills, Lalah Hathaway, Meshell Ndegeocello, Sepultura, Dido, Warren Haynes [Gov't Mule], Suzanne Vega, Gus Unger-Hamilton [alt-J], Shelby Lynne; previous IMA Winners and Nominees including: Geroge Benson, Meghan Trainor, Jeff Healey, Larry Carlton, Noshir Mody, Rozina Pátkai and Ingrid Gerdes, among many others; and influential press and talent buyers from the Americas, Europe and Pacific Rim.
Festival's international "World Of Guitar" team is awarded by the "Diploma Of Honor" of the Russia's Сivic chamber having won the nomination "International Level". This festival is by far the largest in Russia and Estern Europe and one of the largest in the world among with such great guitar venues as Crossroads in USA or Spain's Cordoba Guitar Festival, attracting artists from the four corners of the world.
Roman Miroshnichenko: - "I was a frequent visitor of this festival since 2003 and it was honor to become the festival's ambassador. Since this year my featuring in the festival's team is a bit more official... As an international project's producer. I feel so honored to be part of such a wonderful team and I'm very glad to cooperate for so many years with the festival's president Oleg Akimov. In these days we externaly focused on XX Annual World Of Guitar festival's line-up. It's gonna be very cool!"