Sergey Letov

Live Act free jazz Avantgarde Jazz Free Improvisation Electro Cinematic
Sergey Letov - free jazz Avantgarde Jazz Free Improvisation Electro Cinematic Live Act in Moscow

Sergey Letov Short Info

Sergey Letov was born in Semipalatinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan, in 1956 and then lived in Omsk, Siberia and resides in Moscow region since 1975. First public performance as a soloist with Percussion Ensemble of Mark Pekarsky took place in The Central House of Artist in 1982 in Moscow. 1983-1993 - collaboration with Sergey Kuryokhin (duo, combo and big band POP MECHANICS). Concerts with POP-MECHANICS and Sergey Kuryokhin - all over Soviet Union, Finland, Italy, France, Denmark. Since 1986 - collaboration with the Gypsy singer Valentina Ponomareva. Duo Ponomareva-Letov performed in USSR, Switzerland. In 1985 Sergey Letov has founded winds ensemble TRI-O and since 2002 founded Saxophone Quartet (or sometimes trio) Russian Sax Mafia. Sergey Letov is interested in various projects, contacts, new partnerships, he performed also with modern poets, writers and dancers. Since 1984 Sergey Letov plays with famous russian rock and alternative bands. In the 1988-1989 he worked in Theatre of Improvisation in Moscow, in 1990-1991 in Moscow Creative Workshops (Mikhail Mokeev), in 1989-1992 and then since 1996 in the School of Dramatic Art of Anatoly Vassiliev, in 1991-1992 in Centro Sperimentale di Teatro a Roma (Sharoo and Reza Kheradmand), in 1991-1992 with clown company "Licedei-4" in France, Taganka Theatre since 1996 - "Moscow- Petushki" (Valentin Ryzhiy) and "Marat and Marquis de Sade" (Yuriy Lyubimov), Kinetic Theatre of Sasha Pepelaev (1997-1998), Saumarkt Theater in Feldkirch, Austria in 1998 - Hochzeitsreise by Vladimir Sorokin (Andreas Marent), Moscow Art Academic Theatre (MKhT by A.P. Chekhov) - 1999-2000, Theatre "Chelovek" in Moscow - since 2001 - "Entre Nous" by Ionesco, Kharms, Valer Novarina a.o. Sergey Letov appears as Tiresias in "Antigone - Forever" by Sophocles (2008). Since 2013 Sergey Letov participates in ballet by Anna Koblova (soloist and choreographer of Bolshoi Theatre) "Phantasy on Polynesia". Since 2014 Sergey Letov paricipated in "Taganskiy Front", Theater performance at Taganka Theater. Since 2015 Sergey Letov participates in Theatre performances "1945. Peace creation - Repost" and "Sevastopol" by Vlad Malenko.
Another form of Sergey Letov' activities is composing and playing music for cinema and old silent movies.
Sergey Letov plays sopranino, soprano, tenor, baritone and C-Melody saxophones, bass clarinet, flute, piccolo and alto flute, Bashkirian kurai, Iranian ney, Akai EWI 4000s, Akai EWI 5000 and Yamaha WX-5.

Sergey Letov was born in Semipalatinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan, in 1956 and then lived in Omsk, Siberia and resides in Moscow region since 1975. First public performance as a soloist with Percussion Ensemble of Mark Pekarsky took place in The Central House of Artist in 1982 in Moscow. 1983-1993 - collaboration with Sergey Kuryokhin (duo, combo and big band POP MECHANICS). Concerts with POP-MECHANICS and Sergey Kuryokhin - all over Soviet Union, Finland, Italy, France, Denmark. Since 1986 - collaboration with the Gypsy singer Valentina Ponomareva. Duo Ponomareva-Letov performed in USSR, Switzerland. In 1985 Sergey Letov has founded winds ensem...

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Past Gigs Sergey Letov

  • 06 | 2016 Moscow The memorial evening of Ivan Sokolovsky
  • 05 | 2016 Moscow Filatov Fest
  • 05 | 2016 Moscow Filatov Fest
  • 05 | 2016 Moscow Charity rock festival "The Different People"

Discography Sergey Letov

  • 2011 Oleg Garkusha & Sergey Letov. Live DVD | Otdelenie VYHOD
  • 2011 Exit Project & Sergey Letov. Live At Golden Mask Album | Soyuz
  • 2009 HLAM. IndustrialJazz Album | Otdelenie VYHOD
  • 2008 EXIT Project & Sergey Letov. O2 TV DVD | Free Music
  • 2008 Rada And Gosplan Trio ‎– I Album | Otdelenie VYHOD
  • 2008 Moscow Composers Orchestra Featuring Sainkho ‎– Portrait Of An Idealist Album | Leo Records
  • 2006 Nikita Golyshev & Sergey Letov. Live At NCCA Album | Nexsound
  • 2005 Misha Feigin with Serguei Letov. Moscow in June Album | Spontaneous Folks Records
  • 2005 Gosplan Trio ‎– Sound Sketch For Raging Flames Album | Klanggalerie
  • 2005 TriO* & Sainkho ‎– Forgotten Streets Of St. Petersburg Album | Leo Records
  • 2005 Seguei letov + Ivan Sokolovsky. Simulated Prison Album | Random Music
  • 2004 SAX-MAFIA Album | HOR Records
  • 2003 Letov + Parfenov. Secret Doctrine Album | HOR Records
  • 2003 Zoo-Jazz Project. Hivernale Pudeur Album | Random Music
  • 2002 Golden Years Of The Soviet New Jazz Volume III Compilation Track | Leo Records
  • 2002 Sergey Letov, Alexei Borisov, D. A. Prigov. Concert in O.G.I. Album | Otdelenie VYHOD
  • 2002 Egor + Sergei Letov. Concert in o.g.i. Album | HOR Records
  • 2001 Serguei Letov, Alexei Borisov, Anton Nikkilä Album | HOR Records
  • 2001 Golden Years Of The Soviet New Jazz Volume I Compilation Track | Leo Records
  • 2000 Yaremtschuk ‎– Duets Album | Landy Star Music
  • 1999 Suchilin. Letov. Pillaev. Palma mira (A Palm of Peace) Album | Objective Music
  • 1997 TRI-O & Yuriy Yaremchuk. Concert in Lvov Album | Pentagramma
  • 1996 LaDonna Smith & Serguei Letov. Erogenous Soundscapes Album | Pentagramma
  • 1996 Valentina Ponomareva & Sergey Letov. Collected Works Compilation Track | Pentagramma
  • 1995 TRI -O. Trialogue Album | SoLyd Records
  • 1994 Sergey Kuryokhin and Pop-Mechanika. Live in France Album | Kurizza record
  • 1994 Moscow Composers Orchestra ‎– Kings & Cabbages Album | LEO LAB
  • 1990 Document. New music from Russia. The 80-s Album | Leo Records
  • 1990 Various ‎– Осенние Ритмы. Leningrad Jazz International Compilation Track | Melody
  • 1989 TRI-O Album | Melody
  • 1989 Sergei Kuryokhin ‎– Polynesia Album | Victor
  • 1989 Conspiracy - Soviet Jazz Festival Zürich Compilation Track | Leo Records
  • 1988 Valentina Ponomareva ‎– Intrüsion Album | Leo Records
  • 1987 Sergey Kuryokhin* ‎– Introduction In Pop Mechanics Album | Leo Records

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Origin

  • Moscow RU

Founded

  • 1982

Members

  • Segey Letov saxophone, flute, electronic brass instruments + drum machine, looper, synthesizers, sequencers