Oleg Kireyev proceeds to enslave hearts of Balkan audience. May, 17 Oleg and Eugeniy Grechischev are to play in Belgrade, Serbia at the prestigious Kolarac hall. Vasil Hadžimanov, a famous Serbian piano player and composer, is going to feature the show.
Kolarac is not a mere concert hall, it's a cultural foundation, named after Serbian philantropist. A foundation of rich history, which organizes numerous lectures, courses, music and cinema events. Being supported by such an institution means being in the limelight among Serbian listeners.
Vasil Hadžimanov is a known Balkan musician, who had lived in NYC for some time, but then decided to play and live in Serbia. He has issued 5 albums, writes music for TV and movies, works as a TV host, has been awarded by the national government. The number of jazz stars he has played and recorded with, is astonishing. Matt Garrison, Antonio Sanchez, David Gilmore, Trilok Gurtu to name a few.
Oleg Kireyev becomes more known in Serbia due to the fact his latest album was included in the American Radio stations' Top 25 and entered "Jazz Week"'s main annual rating. In summer 2016 Oleg Kireyev and his "Orlan" band performed in front of 10.000 spectators at the Nisville Festival.
Also, Milan Pavkovic (upright bass), Dušan Ivanišević (dr), Svetlana Spajic (voc) will take part in the show. The setlist will include jazz evergreens, russian ethnic jazz improvisations and popular serbian and russian melodies.