Pasha Karchevsky

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Pasha Karchevsky is a Russian-born young jazz trumpeter, composer and educator, winner of many national and international competitions, who has performed at major concert venues and jazz festivals all over the world.

Over the past 10 years Pasha has been a member of many grounds - breaking bands as well as leader of his own adventures projects. In 2015 Pasha published his own book, the first manual "12 jazz transcriptions for the trumpet". In 2015 Pasha Karchevsky and his family moved to New York to keep building his musical career.

Throughout his career, Pasha Karchevsky has played with some of the most famous Russian, European and American jazz musician such as Igor Butman, Nick Levinovsky, Alex Sipiagin, Terence Blanchard, Wynton Marsalis, Allan Harris, Bob Minzer, Valery Ponomarev, Victor Bailey, Joel Rosenblatt, David Fiuczynski, Gino Vannelli, Till Bronner, Peter Brainin, Conrad Herwig, Ron Wilkins, Brubeck Brothers, Mirelle Mathieu and many more.

Pasha was born in Novokuznetsk, Russia. His father was a driver, mother is a dispatcher. None in his family was interested in music. Just out of the blue at age of fifteen Pasha picked up his first trumpet, he fell in love with this instrument at once and no matter what Pasha made a decision to continue his life as a musician.

When he was 17, he enrolled to Novosibirsk Musical College named after Murov where he met his first teacher and mentor Vladimir Lobanov. While studying in Novosibirsk Pasha participated International Competition of Young Jazz Performers 2009. He took grand-prix. In 2010 Pasha graduated with honors from that college and went to Moscow for audition at Russian Academy of Music named after Gnesin. After successful audition Pasha was accepted to attend the Academy. From 2010-2014 Pashal was a soloist of «Academic Band» led by the People's

Artist of Russia Anatoly Kroll and «Big Jazz Orchestra» led by trumpeter Peter Vostokov. During that time Pasha took part in many festivals in Moscow and other Russian cities with these bands.

In December 2014 Pasha took part in the international competition "Gnesin Jazz". He became a winner at once in 4 nominations: "The best instrumentalist"; "The best original composition"; "The best ensemble" and "The best arrangement of the jazz standard".

In the fall 2014 Igor Butman made the special program "Future of the Jazz" on which he presented new jazz generation from the different countries: Pasha Karchevsky (Russia), Azat Bayazitov (Tatarstan), Polina Zizak (Russia), Russel Hall(USA), Evan Sherman(USA). At the concert in Tchaikovsky's Hall Pasha showed himself as an outstanding composer with extraordinary musical ability. In such structure musicians successfully performed with a series of concerts in Moscow.

In 2013-2015 Pasha was a member of the worldwide famous Jazz band "The Moscow State Jazz Orchestra" consisting of outstanding Russian jazz musicians led by saxophone virtuoso, bandleader, club owner and television host Igor Butman is Russia's number one jazz personality. In 1999, Igor Butman founded the Moscow Jazz Orchestra and since then it has quickly become the hottest ensemble of its kind in Russia around the World. Throughout his collaboration, Pasha had (throughout all collaboration with this orchestra) tour across countries and continents in Europe, the United Kingdom, the United States, the Far East, Russia and elsewhere.

In 2015 Pasha Karchevsky and his family moved to New York to keep building his musical career.



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