Alex Sipiagin

Working with Michael Brecker was the deepest experience of my life.

The pride of Yaroslavl, Russia and one of the world’s preeminent jazz trumpet players is our featured bone2pick artist for the month of March. After arriving in New York City in 1991, the great Alex Sipiagin has gone on to forge one of the most prolific and distinguished careers in the world of jazz and brass playing. Alex candidly discusses the circumstances that brought him to America, cutting his teeth with the Gil Evans and Mingus big bands, landing coveted positions in Michael Brecker and Dave Holland’s ensembles and recording over 15 albums as a solo artist. A fresh, dynamic perspective from a true musical artist. Enjoy!

Alex Sipiagin lessons available from Hip‑BoneU:

HBU Trailer: Building Range and Sound with Pedal Tones

HBU Trailer: Developing Jazz Phrasing Through Transcribed Solos

Newer interview Michael Leonhart
Older interview Erik Ralske

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