Saturday, December 30, 2017|4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Smalls Showcase: Fima Chupakhin Quintet

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Fima Chupakhin


Yukhym (Fima) Chupakhin was born in Krivoy Rog, an industrial city in the Eastern part of Ukraine. He was first exposed to music in the age of 5, ...

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Taulant Mehmeti


As a youngster in war-torn Kosovo, Taulant Mehmeti amazed local audiences with his songwriting talent and musicianship. Under the mentorship of renowned local jazz guitarist Armend Xhaferi, he ...

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Sergey Avanesov

Tenor Sax

Sergej Avanesov, born on 23 March 1994, from Russia. He started to play Tenor Saxophone when he was 9 years old. Was studying in school named after Kim ...

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James Robbins


Bassist, James Robbins is an international bassist and composer currently residing in Brooklyn, NY. He has played with jazz giants past and present such as: Clark Terry, billy ...

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Darrian Douglas


Jackson, Mississippi native Darrian Douglas has fashioned a successful music career with jazz groups throughout New Orleans and New York City. At age 11, Darrian began studying music ...

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