"Its masterly, staunch, sometimes intense, but sublime and lyrical style very much was pleasant to public", the Swiss newspaper "La Presse" after performance the Odyssey at a jazz festival in the city of Montreux so wrote. This short characteristic of musical handwriting of the pianist can be an epigraph to an album of the musician in which compositions written down during 1995-96 in different halls including in a hall of a name of Myles Devis, in Montreux are collected. Author's works the Odyssey and interpretations of known music by all will sound. As to a scene there are guests of a concert
Odyssey Bogussevich, russian pianist, composer and teacher representing the new generation of Russian musicians.
Born in Potsdam, Germany, Odyssey graduated from the Jazz piano department of Moscow Music College in 1988. Since that he is improvisatory master in Moscow Music school.
In 1989-91 Bog...See Full Bio
"Given that jazz has been such a great American gift to the world, it is only fitting that the rest of the world should reciprocate by offering back jazz molded and shaded with the experience of musicians in, for example, Buenos Aires, Cape Town and London; Ankara, Tokyo and Moscow. Moscow-based, German-born pianist Odyssey Bogussevich may be virtually unknown in this country, but on the basis of his eponymous cassette release, he is an artist who will be embraced warmly when audiences get a chance to encounter him firsthand. He moves seamlessly between funk fusion and swing, folkloric escapades and bop, Tin Pan Alley and the avant garde; he melds conservatory training with insights that can only be glimpsed in pressure-cooker jam sessions. Which is to say, he comes off as an artist projecting a singular sensibility rather than technician of disparate skills.»