Alexey Krupsky

Alexey Krupsky

Alexey Krupsky, born in Kiev/Ukraine, he studied both the violin and guitar from an early age. Studied guitar from well-known ukrainian jazz guitarist and teacher Vladimir Molotkov. Studied in a music school by the National P.I.Tchaikovsky Music Akademy, Kiev. In 1993 he entered to Glier Music College  for studying violin and jazz guitar. Played violin in students symphonic orchestra and in chamber orchestra. Performed in guitar duo with V.Molotkov,  Swing College Band”, took part in a  Festival Radio Rox, TV records in Jazz Club Kiev for L.Goldstein`s programm  “35 minutes of jazz”.

In 1997 started to study at the Academy of Music “Hanns Eisler” in Berlin, department Jazz- and pop music (jazz guitar by Giorgio Crobu , John Schröder, guitar and methodical by Jeanfrançois Prins). Performed with HfM Big-Band, directing by Jiggs Whigham. Played in Paris an audience for a scholarship tour of Berklee College of Music, became an invitation and scholarship to study at Berklee. Also took part in Berklee summer school in Perugia/Italy. Made a CD recordings in Ukraine with a group  “Jazz Impression”.

Alexey also studied musicology at Humboldt University in Berlin. Worked as a guitar/violin teacher at Hellersdorf Conservatory. Accompanied a well-known German actress Jutta Wachowiak by her literary performance. Played in guitar duo with Alexey Wagner and guitar-dulcimer duo with Pan Mareck.

Since then Alexey has worked with a number musicians such as Brandon Stone, Alexey Wagner, Thibault Falk, Lulo Reinhardt, “Gipsy Gentlemen” Group, Roman Hrynkiv and others  in countries around Europe.

2010 released a new album “Gipsy DJANGO Jazz” (recorded live in Kiev 2009). Made a studio recording in duo with Thibault Falk.

Links
www.alexeykrupsky.com

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