Born in Moscow in September 1969.
Had been taking piano lessons since the age of 9 to 15, but followed the family tradition end entered Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1986.In parallel , played in amateur rock groups and eventually , feleeng the need to continue musical education , went to study in Moscow Studio of Improvised Music (quite well-known moscow institution) in 1992.That was when jazz music gained my serious attention , thanks to Alexey Badjanov , well-known Moscow jazz guitarist..After graduating from MIPT, in 1993 I entered The Gnesin’s Academy of Music Jazz Department , graduated with exellence in 1997.
While studying in the Academy, took parallel classic guitar lessons with prominent Russian musician and teacher Valery Agababov.
In 1996 took part in my first jazz festival — Classic Jazz in Helsinki , Finland.
In 1998 , after auditioning for Berklee Scholarship Tour, recieved a scholarship from Berklee College Of Music in Boston ,USA.
Woked in Russian State Radio And TV Orchestra , played with pop-singer Soso Pavliashvili.
Toured in Germany , Holland , Finland , USA.
In 2005 stagered in New York City New School University , meeting such jazz greats as Chico Hamilton , Reggy Workman , Victor Bailey , Louis Nash . Performed in the Blue Note Club in NYC Open World Program concert featuring Clark Terry , Jimmy Heath and Kenny Barron.
At present perform with various ensembles and orchestras , member of Maimonid Academy music faculty.