Igor Butman performed at an international online concert


Igor Butman’s Quintet represented Russia at the Worldwide Concert for Our Culture gala concert, which was held online on April 16.

The organizer of the “World Concert for Our Culture” event is the American Association “Jazz at the Lincoln Center”. The leading Brazilian, Japanese, Spanish, American, German, Cuban and Russian artists participated in that event, which was called to unite countries and peoples in such a difficult time through jazz music.

In a remote format, together with Russian artists participated the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra led by Winton Marsalis, accordionist from France Richard Galliano, saxophonist from Italy Stefano Di Battista, flutist from Pakistan Bakir Abbas, Brussels jazz orchestra, bandola player Hamilton de Holland from Brazil, jazz singers Cecil Maclorin Salvan, Diane Reeves and pianist Sullivan Fortner from the USA, as well as Chano Dominguez from Spain, Chucho Valdes from Cuba, Makoto Odzone from Japan and Nduduzo Mahatini from South Africa.