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Robert Anchipolovsky

“Robert is one of the most talented young alto sax& clarinet players I ever heard” (Phil Woods)
“Robert is one of the greatest alto players” (Larry Willis)
“Robert is a soulful musician with super technique. I enjoy his playing.His future looks very promising.” (Curtis Fuller)
“Robert is one of the premier alto saxophonists of new generation'” (James Spaulding)

In 1982 he has started to practice at music college in Kiev. In 1988 Robert has started to practice alto saxophone because he loved jazz music more, and of course, he loved the music of Charlie Parker and John Coltrane.

He continued learn at academy of jazz music in Kiev. In 1991 Immigrated to Israel. In 1992-1996 Studied in New York under direction of Mr. Phil Woods. In 1996 back to Israel since then he has formed and lead several bands in the country. Since 2002 Robert Anchipolovsky working in popular international television Show “7:40″

He continues to participate in jazz festivals all over the world and his career includes work with legendary musicians from the first line such as: Phil Woods, Valery Ponomarev, Randy Brecker, Brian Linch, Larry Willis, Curtis Fuller, Stive Turre, Mulgrew Miller, John Hicks, Jim Rotondy, Deborah Brown, Kevin Mahogany, Dena Derose, Kirk Lightsey, Odean Pope, Tecora Rogers, Vincent Herring, Louis Hayes, Jimmy Cobb,

Benny Green, Richie Cole, John Marshal, Bill Goodwin, Steve Gilmore.

Taking jazz on traditional main-stream, Anchipolovsky has established himself as a virtuoso instrumentalist, a brilliant performer and an artist passionately committed to his music. The intensive concert appearances were combined with musician’s participation in big jazz contests. Robert Anchipolovsky plays with powerful intensity, sophisticated technique and remarkable sensitivity. He is constantly continuing to innovate and to renew his repertoire and styles.

While in Europe,he has performed and recorded with some of the finest European musicians such as: Tony Pancella, Pietro Iodice, Massimo Moriconi, Massimo Manzi, Bepi D’Amato, Max Ionata, Igor Butman, Jamie O’Donnell, Ruslan Sirota,, Daniel Kramer, Tony Lakatos, Andrey Lobanov, Alexey Podimkin.

In 2004 has received the first premium on International Massimo Urbani Award “I.M.U.A.” 2004

Robert Anchipolovsky has participated in many jazz festivals in Israel,Europe,Russia and USA, including the Wichita Jazz Festival, Paris International Jazz Festival, Jazz Blues & Video Tape Festival, Festival Of Israel, Red Sea Jazz Festival, Camerino Jazz Festival, Chieti Jazz Festival, Umbria Winter Jazz Festival, Ptashka Jazz Festival At Sea, Tel Aviv Jazz Festival, Hermitazh Garden Jazz Festival, Baikal Jazz Festival, Aqua Jazz Festival, White Nights Swing, Rostov Jazz Festival, and the GG Jazz Festival.