Larry Coryell & Roman Miroshnichenko (USA-Ukraine)
Contemporary melodies, outstanding technique, passionate, romantic and inescapably infectious. Larry Coryell who deserves a special place in the history books and one of the most prominent virtuosos in Russian contemporary jazz, Roman Miroshnichenko.
Larry Coryell - guitar
Roman Miroshnichenko - guitar
Larry Coryell is one of the world's acknowledged guitarmasters. He has recorded more than 70 albums over the past 35 years as a bandleader, soloist and 'featured accompanist'. Hailed by his legion of fans as one of "the guitar gods" in the late 1970s and as a "truly Renaissance musician who excels at all styles of playing", he has also been christened as "a true pioneer of rock-jazz fusion" by the New York Times, and dubbed "the Godfather of Fusion" by Dan Ouellette of Down Beat Magazine.
World class Top-Russian guitarist, who subdues his audiences by astonishing performance skills, improvisational flight and rich melodies. Roman Miroshnichenko is one of the most prominent virtuosos in Russian contemporary jazz. WInner of the "9th Annual Independent Music Awards. Was nominated for and won both the regular and Peoples Choice popular vote judging. 10th Annual Independent Music Awards the Best World Beat album of year nominee
Roman's playing is characterized by bright melodies, clear improvisational thinking, ability to use multiple stylistics, rich technique and equal control over acoustic and electric versions of the instrument. Roman is an official Ovation Guitars, Paul Reed Smith guitars, Roland and D'Addario Strings artist. In 2002 Roman founded his own band RMProject that has been touring since then all across Russia, ex-USSR, European countries and USA on regular basis. The band is a frequent visitor and headliner at many prestigious jazz festivals. Today, Roman Miroshnichenko is one of the leading fusion guitarists in the world, dexterously combining jazz, blues, Latin, African and Cuban rhythms, with the energy of funk and expressive flamenco style.