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Sergei Kurekhin

jazz pianist

Sergei Kurekhin, USSR Jazz pianist.

Background

Kurekhin, Sergei was born in 1954 in Murmansk.

Education

Studied at a music school.

Career

At the age of 2, moved with his parents to Moscow. Started playing piano when he was 4. In 1971, moved with his parents to Leningrad.

Appeared with a number of rock groups. His first record was issued by the London-based Leo record company, 1981. Recognized by the music press as a brilliant performer and a representative of a new generation of Soviet jazz musicians.