Victoria Kaunova-Ilya Morozov Sextet, The First!
Victoria Kaunova-Ilya Morozov Sextet, one the brightest projects of Moscow jazz stage founded by internationally acclaimed young Russian musicians, released a long-awaited debut album simply called The First!
The album was recorded in January 2016 in Moscow featuring a very famous special guest - trumpeter Alex Sipiagin. The album includes well known mainstream and modern jazz tunes arranged by the leaders of the sextet Victoria Kaunova (vocal) and Ilya Morozov (alto saxophone).
The album was mixed and mastered by a famous audio engineer David Darlington in New York. He took part in the records of the world's most famous musicians: Anastacia, David Guetta, Enrique Iglesias, George Benson, Janet Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Jesse J, Herbie Hancock, Take 6 , Sting, Simply Red, Whitney Houston and many others.
Even before its official release the album was top rated by international jazz music stars, including the greatest musician and living legend - trumpeter Randy Brecker. In October 2016, the album was voted into the TOP-12 "Europe Jazz Media Chart" by leading European jazz journalists.
Victoria Kaunova (vokal)
Ilya Morozov (alto sax, flute)
Alex Sipiagin (trumpet, flugelhorn)
Azat Bayazitov (tenor sax)
Evgeny Lebedev (piano)
Daria Chernakova (bass)
Alexander Kulkov (drums)