Saxophone artist Valery Nagorny
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Player, composer, leader and teacher -- Valery Nagorny is a versatile jazz artist. Whether leading a big band or performing solo, he always brings a fresh spirit to his music.
Valery has a large repertoire of classic and modern jazz pieces. His own modern compostions can be heard on the "Evaporations" album and the "Live at Jazz-Club" album. Performing on tenor and alto saxophones, flute and clarinet, Nagorny also composes and arranges music for various ensembles.
Since 2001, Nagorny makes his home in Saint Petersburg where he teaches and performs in many festivals. He recently conducted the class of Saxophone Improvisation and jazz harmony at the Institute of Culture and Art.
Professional engagements - Philharmonic Society, Ural Dixieland european tour, Cotton Club musical director, Chelyabinsnk, regular appearances at Nevsky Palace Hotel, Jazz Philharmonic Hall, in big bands, combos and solo engagements in Russia and Europe. Recently completed a musical tour boat engagement to Miami, Florida.
- Named "Honored Artisty of Russia" by President Vladimir Putin
- Member of Russian Author's Association
- Jazz at an Old Fortress
- Valery Nagorny at Jazz-Club
So What! Live at the Jazz Club, Moscow.
Live at the Jazz Philharmonic Hall
Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2004