Honored Artist of Russia, Honored Artist of Russia. Since 1996 - permanent art director of Europe's only mobile international festival "Jazz Province" (Kursk). A virtuosic, inventive pianist and composer, whose music is permeated with Russian folklore and European jazz traditions. His ingenuity, powerful play and emotionality received the highest rating of the leading jazz magazine "Down Beat": "a beautiful, not self-contained, Russian avant-garde ..."
Participates in the most famous festivals of jazz music in Europe, Russia, America, Scandinavia.