Jazz en Plein Air featuring the Alex Sipiagin Quartet

Richie Siegler curates the third summer of this popular program of top rated jazz performances on The Mildred C. Brinn Terrace. As always, the Golden Pear Café at the Parrish will be serving special food and drinks, so come socialize, soak in the scenery, and have a glass of wine, to the sounds of the many talented musicians.

Seating on the Mildred C. Brinn Terrace is limited. Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets to enjoy the live music from the terrace and the Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley Foundation Event Lawn.

Cafe specials include a buffet of Blackened Mahi-Mahi, Jamaican Jerk Chicken, Potato Salad, Coleslaw, and Chocolate Brownies for $22.95. Featured Local Beers: Montauk Driftwood Ale ($6), Long Ireland Celtic Ale ($6), Southampton Burton IPA ($6). Featured Local Wines: Macari Sauvignon Blanc ($10), McCall Pinot Noir ($13), Wolffer Summer In A Bottle ($13).

Closing out the Jazz en Plein Air series are New York City star players, the Alex Sipiagin Quartet, featuring Alex Sipiagin on trumpet, Boris Kozlov on bass, Misha Tsiganov on keyboard, and Donald Edwards on drums, plus special guest vocalist, Alina Engiborian.

Jazz Festivals worldwide has seen Alex Sipiagin performing with the likes of Dave Holland, Michael Brecker, the Mingus groups, etc. Born on June 11, 1967 in Yaroslavl, Russia, Alex began studying the trumpet at age 12, studying at the Moscow Music Institute and the Gnessin Conservatory in Moscow where he received his Baccalaureate. In 1990, Alex participated in the International Louis Armstrong Competition sponsored by the Thelonius Monk Institute in Washington D.C. winning top honors and soon after relocated to the jazz mecca of the world, New York City.

Alex soon became a favored player for various bands including the Gil Evans Orchestra, Gil Goldstein’s Zebra Coast Orchestra, the George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band, drummer Bob Moses’ band Mozamba, Mingus Big Band as well as the Mingus Dynasty and Mingus Orchestra, and the Dave Holland Big Band, Sextet and Octet groups. In 2003 he recorded with Michael Brecker’s Quindectet touring also with the Michael Brecker Sextet. Alex has also worked with Eric Clapton, Dr. John, Aaron Neville, Elvis Costello, Michael Franks, Dave Sanborn, Deborah Cox, legendary producer Phil Ramone, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, etc., and many of the recordings he has been involved in has been nominated and/or won the Grammy's (Dave Holland Big Band's "What Goes Around," and "Overtime,"  bMichael Brecker's Qindectet "Wide Angles").

As a soloist, Sipiagin has eleven recordings out to his credit and has toured extensively throughout Europe, U.S., Japan and Russia with his own group. He also teaches at the Groningen Prince Claus Conservatory, Academy of Music, Basel, Switzerland as well steady professorship at NYU. Recorded 15 solo albums for one of prestiges jazz label “CrissCrossJazz” His recent album of his compositions and arrangements “Balance 38-58” features such noted musicians as Eric Harland, David Binney, Adam Rogers and Matt Brewer.

2015 Jazz en Plein Air Dates:
Fridays from 6-8 pm; May 29, June 26, July 31, and August 28.

Friday Nights are made possible, in part, by the generous support of The Corcoran Group and Bridgehampton National Bank. Hamptons Magazine is the media sponsor of Friday nights. 

Jazz en Plein Air featuring the Alex Sipiagin Quartet

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
ticket group
Free with Museum admission
social tickets

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