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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.

- 1st Prize winner and 3-time Finalist of the USA Songwriting Competition.

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

- Winner ("Honorable Mention" prize) of the International Songwriting Competition.

- Winner (Honorable Mention prize) of the Unsigned Only music competition.

- 3-time Finalist of the UK Songwriting Contest.

- collaborated with many of the greatest musicians of all time, such as: Steve VaiAl Di MeolaLarry Coryell, Jennifer Batten, Heather Headley, Marco Mendoza, Paul Wertico, to name a few.

- after receiving a total of 30 nominations with 10 wins and 2 honorable mentions in multiple international songwriting contests and music awards throughout 2002-2020, Roman is the Russia’s most prominent and celebrated guitarist and one of the premier guitarists of his 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: GuitaRomantic (2003), The Infinity (2006), Together (2007), Temptation (2009), Quasipsychedelic (2011), Surreal (2013), Perfect Strangers (2015), RMProject plays (2015), Ascension (2017), Top 10 Songs Of 10 Years (2019) and featuring on over 50 albums as special guest.

- endorsed by:  Paul Reed SmithD'Addario&CoOrange AmplificationOvation Guitars, RolandIK MultimediaDPA Microphones, Xvive, Schertler.

- featured articles, mentions, guitar lessons & reviews in Music Box, Guitars Magazine, TASS, Intermedia (RU), Sweet Water Sound, All About Jazz, American Songwriter, Guitar World, Billboard, Salt Lake Tribute (US), BBC, Acoustic Guitar Workshop (UK), Universo Do Rock (BR), The Express Tribune (PK) 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).

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

- International projects producer of the biggest Russia's guitar festival "World Of Guitar", Kaluga. «Honored worker of culture of the Kaluga region».

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