Real Name:
Igor Butman
Profile:
The best Russian saxophone player, Igor Butman was born and first became known in Leningrad. Later he moved to the USA. After studying Berkeley School of Music and living five years in NYC, he is fairly well known and enjoys high reputation as a musician in the US. Through work with the world's leading jazzmen and owing to the inside knowledge of the New York jazz scene, he acquired a real American glamour. At present Igor Butman lives alternatively in Moscow and in New York. He tours Russia with American musicians and records in America with the Russians. Boheme Music catalogue contains a recording of his project called The Four Brothers. The project features two brothers Butman (Igor's brother Oleg is a drummer and lives in New York) and brothers Ivanov - Mikhail, who is the pianist, and Andrei, the acoustic bass player. The four musicians share the experience of working outside Russia and have similar tastes in music - modern, highly energetic, rich both technically and emotionally.
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Игорь Бутман - Радио Африка album art Аквариум Аквариум - Радио Африка (Album) AnTrop USSR 1983 Sell This Version
Игорь Бутман - Начальник Камчатки album art Кино Кино - Начальник Камчатки (Album) AnTrop USSR 1984 Sell This Version
Игорь Бутман - Джаз-84. IX Московский Фестиваль Джазовой Музыки (1) album art Various Письмо Другу Various - Джаз-84. IX Московский Фестиваль Джазовой Музыки (1) Мелодия USSR 1985 Sell This Version
Игорь Бутман - Ночь album art Кино Кино - Ночь (Album) AnTrop USSR 1986 Sell This Version
Игорь Бутман - Сфинкс album art Николай Левиновский, Джаз-ансамбль "Аллегро"* Николай Левиновский, Джаз-ансамбль "Аллегро"* - Сфинкс (Album) Мелодия USSR 1986 Sell This Version
Игорь Бутман - Subway Culture album art Sergey Kuryokhin* + Boris Grebenshchikov* Sergey Kuryokhin* + Boris Grebenshchikov* - Subway Culture (Album) Leo Records UK 1986 Sell This Version
С60 24015 002 Игорь Бутман - Осенние Ритмы-85. С Концертов Ленинградского Джазового Фестиваля (2) album art Various Two Movements From Jazz Sinfonietta: IV. Song Of Fading Flowers; V. A Trip In Pleasant Company (as Igor Butman) Various - Осенние Ритмы-85. С Концертов Ленинградского Джазового Фестиваля (2)(LP) Мелодия С60 24015 002 USSR 1986 Sell This Version
Игорь Бутман - Insect Culture album art Popular Mechanics* Popular Mechanics* - Insect Culture (Album) ARK UK 1987 Sell This Version
Игорь Бутман - Åквариум album art Аквариум Глаз Аквариум - Åквариум (Comp) Мелодия USSR 1987 Sell This Version
Игорь Бутман - Из Альбома «Начальник Камчатки» album art Кино Троллейбус Кино - Из Альбома «Начальник Камчатки» (EP) Мелодия USSR 1987 Sell This Version
Игорь Бутман - Pop-Mechanics No. 17 album art Sergey Kuryokhin* Sergey Kuryokhin* - Pop-Mechanics No. 17 (Album) Leo Records UK 1988 Sell This Version
Игорь Бутман - Then And Now album art Grover Washington, Jr. French Connections (as Igor Butman) and 2 more… Grover Washington, Jr. - Then And Now (Album) CBS UK 1988 Sell This Version
Nr 10 Игорь Бутман - Bad Alchemy Nr 10 album art Various Pop-Mechanics № 17 (as Igor Butman) Various - Bad Alchemy Nr 10(Cass, Comp, C50) Bad Alchemy Nr 10 Germany 1988 Sell This Version
CD LR 801-808 Игорь Бутман - Document - New Music From Russia - The 80's album art Various Untitled (as Igor Butman) Various - Document - New Music From Russia - The 80's(8xCD, Comp + Box, Ltd) Leo Records CD LR 801-808 UK 1989 Sell This Version
IMP-1031 Игорь Бутман - Falling Out album art Igor Butman* Igor Butman* - Falling Out(CD, Album) Impromptu (3) IMP-1031 US 1993 Sell This Version
Игорь Бутман - Сердце На Ладони album art Светлана Мережковская* Светлана Мережковская* - Сердце На Ладони (Album) Loza Production Russia 1994 Sell This Version
Игорь Бутман - Анна album art Валерия Не Уходи (as И. Бутман) Валерия - Анна (Album) Rec Records, Бекар Records, Shulgin Records Russia 1995 Sell This Version
JCD 022 Игорь Бутман - First Night Swing album art Igor Butman* Igor Butman* - First Night Swing(CD, Album) Ermatell Records JCD 022 Russia 1996 Sell This Version
Игорь Бутман - Я Выбираю Тебя album art Моральный Кодекс Моральный Кодекс - Я Выбираю Тебя (Album) Союз Russia 1997 Sell This Version
RR 225098-2 Игорь Бутман - Флак album art Андрей Зуев Doom Андрей Зуев - Флак(CD, Album) Rec Records RR 225098-2 Russia 1997 Sell This Version
Игорь Бутман - Nostalgie album art Igor Butman* Igor Butman* - Nostalgie (Album) Союз, Prestige Records (8) Russia 1997 Sell This Version
CD LR 813 - 816 Игорь Бутман - Divine Madness album art Sergey Kuryokhin* Pop Mechanics No.17 (as Igor Butman) and 2 more… Sergey Kuryokhin* - Divine Madness(4xCD, Comp + Box) Leo Records CD LR 813 - 816 UK 1997 Sell This Version
MS 04332 Игорь Бутман - Ballads From The Black Sea album art Datevik* Datevik* - Ballads From The Black Sea(CD) Mapleshade Records MS 04332 US 1997 Sell This Version
LRS CD 002, LRS CD 002 Игорь Бутман - Russian Style (Il Jazz In Russia) album art Various First Recording and 2 more… Various - Russian Style (Il Jazz In Russia)(CD, Comp) Musica Jazz, Leo Records LRS CD 002, LRS CD 002 Italy 1998 Sell This Version
MAN 081 Игорь Бутман - Ранние Фортепианные Работы album art Сергей Курёхин Долгожданное Письмо (as И. Бутман) Сергей Курёхин - Ранние Фортепианные Работы(Cass, Album) Manchester Files MAN 081 Russia 1998 Sell This Version