The project Contra-J was created by Alexandr Lavrov and Igor Lamzin, with a participation of their friends.
Alexandr Lavrov - keyboardist, composer. Alexandr is well known in Russia since 1980 as a jazz piano performer, a conductor and a composer. His compositions have been played in theaters, different music projects in USSR, Germany, Armenia, Russia in 1985-2010, and was published in the first music CD's released in the USSR. He's a pioneer of rock and jazz music in the USSR and Russia, he was nominated to "the best jazz performer of the year 1999" in Russia (by "Izvestia" newspaper).
Igor Lamzin - guitarist, composer. Since 80s worked is Russian philharmonics, then in different rock bands. Since 90s toured in Europe. Released 2 albums in 1998 and 2000. Now the member of few rock projects in Russia.