EthnoLab

EthnoLab

BandWorldJazz

The goal of the project was to give all of the unique musicians a chance to collaborate and mold their talents into one outstanding performance. The music is a mix of folklore from all around the world and modern jazz.

Biography

ETHNOLAB

Sergey Starostin (vocals, gusli, woodwinds)
Sergey Klevenskiy (woodwinds)
Olga Krasnopevtseva (vocals)
Taisia Krasnopevtseva (vocals)

A professional folklorist, Sergey Starostin is much more famous as a talented singer and musician. He plays a variety of traditional russian and classical instruments. Sergei is famous for his experiments with musical styles, wich finally him to playing an interestingmix of jazz, traditional folk and rock’n’roll. Furthermore, being an outstanding musician made Sergey Starostin a forerunner of the modern Russian folk scene. He has widely cooperated with Moscow Art Trio, Farlanders, M. Alperin, A. Shilkloper and D. Gasparyan. In October 2002 Sergei became a nominee for the BBC “Radio 3” World Music-2003 award.

Sergey Klevenskiy a multiinstrumentalist. Sergey has mastered more than a dozen of musical instruments. He has been experimenting widely, shifting from acoustic fusion to idm and hardcore. During his career Sergey has been working with such prominent russian musicians as Ivan Smirnov’s quartet, “Farlanders”, “Myullaryt”, “Volga”, Moscow Grooves Institute, “MaleriYA”, Art Ceilidh. Today Sergey Klevenskiy is considered to be one of the leading musicians of the modern Russian ethno music scene.

Olga and Taisia Krasnopevtseva have been traveling the width and breadth of rural Russia since early childhood first with their parents and later on their own. During their expeditions the sisters have amassed a large material of traditional Russian songs and chants. Both Olga and Taisia have mastered the traditional Russian singing techniques. They are widely known as professional folklorists and folk singers. The duo is already massively popular. The Krasnopevtsev sisters have been cooperating with such famous musicians as A. Shilkloper, V. Volkov, A. Kotov and I. Butman.

The goal of the project was to give all of the unique musicians a chance to collaborate and mold their talents into one outstanding performance. The music is a mix of folklore from all around the world and modern jazz and is sure to give the audience a touch of magic, a moving sensation of happiness and warmth.

Discography

Krov s molokom - 2006
Live in DOM - 2008

Set List

Our typical set list contains about 20 songs (each time - different). It takes 1 hour 45 minutes. It can be such long as you need.