VLADIMIR SHAFRANOV

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Known for his Bill Evans-like lyricism and strong sense of swing reminiscent of Wynton Kelly, Vladimir Shafranov was born in 1948 in Leningrad, Russia. He lived in many parts of the world, including Israel and the US, before settling down in Finland where he now resides with his wife. Vladimir's approach to the piano is flowing and lyrical -- sometimes bold, but often colored with slightly sentimental notes -- yet never in a way that's too hokey, or too flowery. During his 15-year stay in New York City, he played with prominent jazz musicians including Ron Carter, Eddie Gomez, Marc Johnson, Al Foster, George Mraz and Mel Lewis, and attracted attention as a unique artist who combined the sensibilities of Russian folk music, contemporary music and jazz. He became a sensation in Japan when his first leader album Live At Groovy (recorded in 1981) was issued from Atelier Sawano in read more...
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VLADIMIR SHAFRANOV White Nights album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
White Nights
Hard Bop 1992
VLADIMIR SHAFRANOV Movin' Vova album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Movin' Vova
Hard Bop 2000
VLADIMIR SHAFRANOV Portrait In Music album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Portrait In Music
Hard Bop 2002
VLADIMIR SHAFRANOV Russian Lullaby album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Russian Lullaby
Hard Bop 2003
VLADIMIR SHAFRANOV Kids Are Pretty People album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Kids Are Pretty People
Hard Bop 2005
VLADIMIR SHAFRANOV New York Revisited album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
New York Revisited
Hard Bop 2006
VLADIMIR SHAFRANOV Easy To Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Easy To Love
Hard Bop 2007
VLADIMIR SHAFRANOV I'll Close My Eyes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I'll Close My Eyes
Hard Bop 2010
VLADIMIR SHAFRANOV Whisper Not album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Whisper Not
Hard Bop 2012
VLADIMIR SHAFRANOV From Russia With Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From Russia With Love
Hard Bop 2015
VLADIMIR SHAFRANOV Dear Old Stockholm album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dear Old Stockholm
Hard Bop 2016
VLADIMIR SHAFRANOV The Way You Look Tonight album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Way You Look Tonight
Hard Bop 2019
VLADIMIR SHAFRANOV Moonlight Becomes You album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Moonlight Becomes You
Hard Bop 2021

VLADIMIR SHAFRANOV EPs & splits

VLADIMIR SHAFRANOV Vladimir Shafranov Trio / Gusse Rössi Quartet / DDT Jazzband : Live At Groovy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Vladimir Shafranov Trio / Gusse Rössi Quartet / DDT Jazzband : Live At Groovy
Hard Bop 1982

VLADIMIR SHAFRANOV live albums

VLADIMIR SHAFRANOV Live At Groovy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At Groovy
Hard Bop 1981

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VLADIMIR SHAFRANOV Dear Old Stockholm album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dear Old Stockholm
Hard Bop 2016
VLADIMIR SHAFRANOV Dear Old Stockholm Vol. 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dear Old Stockholm Vol. 2
Hard Bop 2017

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Live In Helsinki
Hard Bop 2002

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