Golden Years of the Soviet New Jazz GY 401/404 Volume I


Guyvoronsky/Volkov: Sergey Kuryokhin: Valentina Ponomareva: Anatoly Vapirov

    GY 401: Guyvoronsky/Volkov
    Vyacheslav Guyvoronsky, trumpet; Vladimir Volkov, bass.
  1. In search of a standard (02.14)
  2. Waltz standard (01.44)
  3. A night in Tunisia (01.38),
  4. Lullaby for Coltrane (05.29)
  5. Poet (Netsuke) (01.33)
  6. Sarabanda (03.15)
  7. Street organ (10.10)
  8. Waltz (02.26)
  9. Blues in C major (02.58)
  10. Totem (14.14)
  11. Three dances (13.32)
  12. Advance to the past (14.06)
    Tracks 1-10 recorded in spring 1985, 11-12 recorded early 1986.
    GY 402: Sergey Kuryokhin
    Sergey Kuryokhin, piano; Sergey Panasenko, tuba (track4), bass (track 5); Sergey Belichenko, drums (track 5); Valentina Ponomareva, voice (track 5).
  1. Matinee (06.01); recorded 2 April 1981 in Leningrad.
  2. Vernissage (22.33); recorded 2 April 1981 in Leningrad.
  3. Meditation at the piano (04.23); recorded 2 October 1984 in Novosibirsk at the Experimental Jazz Laboratory.
  4. Maple leaf rag (01.23); recorded 2 October 1984 in Novosibirsk at Ermak Studio.
  5. Second Siberian concert (full version) (22.02); recorded 3 October 1984 in Novosibirsk at the Experimental Jazz Laboratory.
  6. Popular zoological elements (part II) (13.20); recorded 13 February 1986 in Leningrad.
    GY 403: Valentina Ponomareva
    Valentina Ponomareva, voice; Ivars Galenieks, bass (tracks 1 and 4); Sergey Belichenko, drums (track 1); unknow trumpet and trombone track 1; Vladimir Shekasin, saxophones (track 2); Oleg Molokoedov, piano (track 2); Gediminas Laurinavichus, drums (track 2); Leonid Shinkarenko, bass (track 2); Anatoly Vapirov, saxophones (track 4); Sergey Kuryokhin, piano (track 4); Symphony Orchestra (track 5); Sergey Letov, bass clarinet, flute (track 6); Vladimir Tarasov, drums, keyboards (track 7).
  1. C-jam blues (06.13)
  2. Ain't misbehaving (07.42); recorded September 1983 in Leningrad.
  3. Michelle (04.42); recorded 3 October 1983 in Novosibirsk.
  4. Invocation of spirit (08.56); recorded 4 October 1983 in Novosibirsk.
  5. Sheptalki (09.54); recorded 1985 in Moscow.
  6. Wind blows into the ears of a stone stallion (08.48); recorded 1987.
  7. Intrusion (19.00)
    GY 404: Anatoly Vapirov
    Anatoly Vapirov, tenor saxophone, alto saxophone (track 3), soprano saxophone (track 3), bass clarinet (track 3); Vladimir Volkov, bass (track 1); Chamber Orchestra of Leningrad Malyi Theatre of Opera and Ballet (track 2); String quartet + Leningrad State Philharmoni symphony orchestra (track 3); Ivars Galenieks, bass(track 4); Sergey Kuryokhin, piano (track 4); Sergey Belichenko, drums (track 4); Valentina Ponomareva, voice (track 4).
  1. Lines of destiny (short version) (05.00); recorded circa end 1981 in Leningrad.
  2. Macbeth (40.42); recorded 1985 in Leningrad.
  3. Lines of destiny (full version) (17.45); recorded 1985 in Leningrad.
  4. Delusion (06.20); recorded 1983 in Leningrad.
Front cover collage (reproduced above) by S. Karsaev; design by Lora Denis.


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