November 28th, 2021 7pm Stage 3
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Yulia Musayelyan is a flutist and composer born in Moscow, Russia. A versatile multi-genre performer and improviser, she leads an original quartet, co-leads the Macayú Trio, and plays regularly with Fernando Huergo Quintet and Big Band, MOZIK, Gaia Wilmer Octet, and Brooklyn Orchestra, among others. Her latest album releases include “Unsaid” (Next Level, 2020) with the Yulia Musayelyan Quartet, “Oblivion” (ZOHO Music, 2021) with the tango project, and “Landscapes” (2020) with Macayú Trio. She has recorded on over 30 albums as a sideman and has toured the U.S., the U.K., Europe, and Central and South America with various musical projects. She joined the faculty of Berklee College of Music in 2017. Please visit www.yuliamusayelyan.com for more information.
Yulia Musayelyan Quartet combines modern jazz harmonies, odd meters and improvisation with influences from folkloric styles of Argentina, Armenia, Brazil, and Russia. This set will feature music from the group’s latest album, “Unsaid”, released in 2020 on the NYC based label Next Level, an imprint of Outside In Music.
Yulia Musayelyan – flutes
Maxim Lubarsky - piano
Fernando Huergo – bass
Franco Pinna - drums
“Flutist and composer Yulia Musayelyan is truly a global citizen, and her music reflects this multiculturalism with a brilliance flowing from her respectful and masterful synthesis of international folk styles as she carries them forward into the fold of modern jazz. Unsaid documents a decade of learning, creating, and refining as Yulia and her music have grown to become a powerful voice that is far greater than the sum of their constituent parts.”