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Michelle Walker Returns To Russia As Cultural Ambassador Of Jazz

Jazzed Magazine • News • September 5, 2014

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russiaJazz vocalist Michelle Walker is presenting several special concerts throughout Russia on a tour through September 15th. The concerts will feature her arrangements, music, and original songs from her upcoming CD release project, Love Misery. The performances will be held at various outdoor Jazz Festivals, Philharmonic Halls and Jazz Clubs in several Russian cities, including headlining at the Chita Jazz Festival. “Michelle is a beautiful singer and her performance and presence here in Chita, Russia will be very important in helping us to promote and introduce jazz to the people in this region.” says festival organizer Yuri Yurmanov.

Michelle will be accompanied by long time collaborator pianist Alexey Cheremizov who is based in St. Petersburg, Russia and the director for the tour. Joining this tour will be bassist Michael O’Brien, from New York, NY, saxophonist Bubyakin Kirill and Egor Kryukovskikh on drums both based in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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