We invite you to Igor Butman Jazz Club!


A special virtual discussion spanning Wynton Marsalis and Igor Butman

Join us in a discussion of music, jazz, civic engagement, and intercultural collaboration—plus, impromptu solo performances and live Q&A with your questions.
Tuesday, June 30. 19:00-20:30 MSK Moscow time / 12:00-13:30 EST US Eastern time.
Timepad registration:
In English, with Russian consecutive interpretation
In partnership with the Jazz at Lincoln Center, IBMG, the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, and the American Center in Moscow.
Wynton Marsalis is a musician, composer and bandleader, an educator and a leading advocate of American culture. He has created and performed an expansive range of music from quartets to big bands, chamber music ensembles to symphony orchestras and
tap dance to ballet, expanding the vocabulary for jazz and classical music with a vital body of work that places him among the world’s finest musicians and composers.
Igor Butman is a saxophone virtuoso, bandleader, composer, producer and internationally
acclaimed Ambassador of Russian music. Butman, a firm proponent of cross-border and crossgenre-collaboration, has performed with a long roster of jazz greats including Dave Brubeck, Chick Corea, Lionel Hampton, Grover Washington Jr and Pat Metheny among others.
His Moscow Jazz Orchestra and Quintet has been touring the USA every year since 2003 Bill Clinton stated that Igor Butman “may be the greatest living jazz saxophone player.”
Igor Butman and Wynton Marsalis were awarded The American-Russian Cultural Cooperation Foundation’s (ARCCF) Award and Institute of Sustainable Dialogue Award in recognition of their distinguished contributions to American-Russian cultural relations through musical collaboration.

We invite you to online-meetings with Igor Butman!  

On June 2, 9 and 16, Igor Butman's official Facebook page and personal on Instagram will host online meetings with the maestro in a live broadcast format. Beginning at 15:00.


Cultural figures ask authorities to coordinate with them the format of returning to concert halls  

Russian musicians and cultural figures, including Igor Butman, Yuri Bashmet, Igor Krutoy, Denis Matsuev, have signed an open letter asking the authorities to coordinate with the professional community the format of rehearsal and concert activities after breaking the restrictions associated with coronavirus.


Online meetings with Igor Butman will continue in May!

On May 12, 19 and 26, Igor Butman's official Facebook page and personal on Instagram will host online meetings with the maestro in a live broadcast format. Start at 15:00.


On-line Victory Day concert “Dedication” Ildar Abdrazakov and Igor Butman quintet for the first time at Okko

On May 10, at 19:00, the Okko multimedia service will host a live broadcast of the festive concert of twice Grammy Award winner Ildar Abdrazakov, accompanied by the jazz quintet Igor Butman. The Dedication concert is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War and will be held with the support of Sberbank.