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Quick facts on Roman:


- 4-time recipient and 5-time nominee of 9th, 10th, 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th Annual Independent Music Awards.

- 4-time Nominee of "The Hollywood Music In Media Awards" (HMMA), 2020, 2021, 2022.

- Twice 1st Prize winner and 8-time Finalist of the USA Songwriting Competition. 2013-2023.

- 1st Prize Winner of the International Acoustic Music Awards, 2020.

- Gold Medal and 10-time Silver Medal winner of the Global Music Awards, 2020 - 2023.

- Winner of the World Entertainment Awards, 2024.

- absolute Winner  of the Film Music Contest 2023.

- 2-time Winner ("Honorable Mention" prize) of the International Songwriting Competition. 2014, 2022.

- 3-time Winner (Honorable Mention prize) of the Unsigned Only music competition, 2019-2021.

- Winner of the Rome Music Video Awards, 2023.

Winner of the International Music Video Awards, 2023.

- 2-time Nominee of the Hollywood Independent Music Awards, 2023.

- 4-time Finalist of the UK Songwriting Contest, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2022.

- Recording Academy/GRAMMY® Voting Member.

- Guinness World Records official paticipant.

- collaborated with many of the greatest musicians of all time, such as: Steve Vai, Al Di Meola, Larry Coryell, Jennifer Batten, Mike Stern, Heather Headley, Marco Mendoza, Gary Husband, Paul Wertico, Bunny Brunel, Simon Phillips, Trilok Gurtu, Stu Hamm, Virgil Donati, Djivan Gasparyan, Daniel Piazzolla, Dominique DiPiazza to name a few.

- after receiving a total of 50 plus nominations with 23 wins in multiple international songwriting contests and music awards in multiple international songwriting contests and music awards in 9 countries, Roman is the Russia’s most prominent and celebrated guitarist and one of the premier guitarists of current generation in the world, who has been nominated and awarded in more different international musical contests than anyone of Russian jazz musicians.

- played over 500 shows, visited over 100 cities of Europe, Asia and USA.

- 10 solo/joint releases: The Infinity (2006), Together (2007), Temptation (2009), Quasipsychedelic (2011), Surreal (2013), Perfect Strangers (2015), Ascension (2017), The Sixth Sense (2020), New Shapes (2021), Plays Figueiredo (2021) and featuring on over 55 albums as special guest.

- endorsed by:  Paul Reed SmithD'Addario, OrangeOvation Guitars, RolandIK MultimediaDPA, Xvive, Schertler.

- featured articles, mentions, guitar lessons & reviews in Music Box, Guitars Magazine, TASS, Intermedia (RU), Sweetwater, All About Jazz, American Songwriter, Guitar World, Billboard, Millionaire, LA Jazz Scene, Salt Lake Tribute (US), BBC, Acoustic Guitar Workshop (UK), Montreal Rock Station (Canada), Radio Punto Stereo (Italy), Universo Do Rock (Brasil), The Express Tribune (Pakistan) to name a few.

- featuring on The Great Jazz Guitarists encyclopedia by Hal Leonard Books, the most comprehensive guide to jazz guitarists ever published (from Django Reinhardt to Les Paul, Jeff Beck and beyond).

- #93 position of 4200 guitarists in the rating of one of the largest music portals All About Jazz. 2022.

- Judging panel member of the Independent Music Awards (IMA) annual program since 2017.

- International Awards Association Grand Jury member.

- International projects producer of the biggest Russia's guitar festival "World Of Guitar", Kaluga.

- Adviser to the Governor of Vladimir Oblast.

- awarded the Medal of the Order "For Merit to the Fatherland". 

- «Honored worker of culture of the Kaluga region».

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