OLGA KONKOVA

21st Century Modern / Post Bop / Vocal Jazz / Post-Fusion Contemporary / Fusion • Russia
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Born and raised in Moscow, Russia, and based in Oslo, Norway, Olga Konkova is an acoustic post-bop pianist/composer whose influences range from Herbie Hancock and John Lewis to Bill Evans, Chick Corea, and Keith Jarrett. Konkova, who favors a very clean and crystalline style of pianism, is also comparable to Ahmad Jamal and the underrated Walter Norris. Like Norris, Konkova is known for taking major liberties with familiar melodies -- while other jazz musicians don't really start to improvise until after they play the melody/theme (or "head," in jazz terminology), Konkova starts to seriously improvise the minute her fingers touch the keyboard. Consequently, she can make even the most familiar standards sound fresh. Konkova, who started taking piano lessons at the age of seven, wasn't always a full-time jazz musician; growing up in Moscow, she played mostly classical piano. Konkova studied classical piano and composition at the Russian Academy of read more...
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Goldilocks ZoneGoldilocks Zone
Losen Records 2015
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$16.02 (used)
Her Point of ViewHer Point of View
Candid Records 2001
$17.98
$7.94 (used)
Return Journey by Olga KonkovaReturn Journey by Olga Konkova
Losen Records
$35.98
$37.72 (used)
Some Things From Home by Olga KonkovaSome Things From Home by Olga Konkova
Candid
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Northern Crossings by Olga KonkovaNorthern Crossings by Olga Konkova
Candid Records
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OLGA KONKOVA Olga Konkova ◾ Carl Morten Iversen ◾ Audun Kleive ‎: Going With The Flow album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Olga Konkova ◾ Carl Morten Iversen ◾ Audun Kleive ‎: Going With The Flow
Post Bop 1997
OLGA KONKOVA Her Point Of View album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Her Point Of View
Post Bop 1999
OLGA KONKOVA Olga Konkova, Per Mathisen ‎: Northern Crossings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Olga Konkova, Per Mathisen ‎: Northern Crossings
Fusion 2000
OLGA KONKOVA Some Things From Home album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Some Things From Home
Post Bop 2001
OLGA KONKOVA Olga Konkova, Per Mathisen With Ole Mathisen And Gary Husband ‎: Unbound album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Olga Konkova, Per Mathisen With Ole Mathisen And Gary Husband ‎: Unbound
21st Century Modern 2006
OLGA KONKOVA Improvisational Four – Piano Improvisations Inspired By Joni Mitchell album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Improvisational Four – Piano Improvisations Inspired By Joni Mitchell
21st Century Modern 2009
OLGA KONKOVA My Voice album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
My Voice
Vocal Jazz 2010
OLGA KONKOVA Return Journey album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Return Journey
21st Century Modern 2011
OLGA KONKOVA Olga Konkova Trio ‎: The Goldilocks Zone album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Olga Konkova Trio ‎: The Goldilocks Zone
21st Century Modern 2015
OLGA KONKOVA Olga Konkova, Jens Thoresen ‎: December Songs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Olga Konkova, Jens Thoresen ‎: December Songs
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2016
OLGA KONKOVA Olga Konkova, Jens Thoresen ‎: Old Songs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Olga Konkova, Jens Thoresen ‎: Old Songs
Post Bop 2017

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