SPONSORED BY ALAN FISHBEIN
Trumpeters Earl Gardner and Randy Brecker introduced Alex Sipiagin to become a member of the Mingus Big Band in 1995, of which he is still a regular member, as well as the Mingus Dynasty and Mingus Orchestra. Since 2000, Dave Holland invited him to be a regular member of his big band and currently with his various small groups, and in 2003 he recorded with Michael Breckers Quindectet, which he has heavily toured with alongside Michael Breckers Sextet. Alex has also performed with Eric Clapton, Dr. John, Aaron Neville and Elvis Costello, Michael Franks, Dave Sanborn, Deborah Cox, legendary producer Phil Ramone.
Alex Sipiagin / Trumpet - Dave Kikoski / Piano - Boris Kozlov / Bass - Donald Edwards / Drums