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World: World Fusion Moods: Mood: Virtuoso Jazz: Jazz Fusion Jazz: World Fusion Moods: Type: Instrumental

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Russian Federation

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Roman Miroshnichenko

World class Top-Russian guitarist, who subdues his audiences by astonishing performance skills, improvisational flight and rich melodies. Roman Miroshnichenko holds the prestigious international musical awards (of any guitarist in Russia, Ukraine ex-USSR and Eastern Europe). He is one of the most prominent virtuosos in the contemporary instrumental jazz-fusion field of these countries. WInner of the "9th Annual Independent Music Awards(USA). Was nominated for and won both the regular and Peoples Choice popular vote judging. 10th Annual Independent Music Awards the Best World Beat album of year nominee.
His soaring career as an artist includes numerous awards from international jazz festivals and contests, as well as collaboration, performances and recordings with such world-renowned musicians as: Al Di Meola, Larry Coryell, Djivan Gasparyan, Frank Colon, Joao Donato, Marco Mendoza, Dominique Di Piazza, Daniel "Pipi Piazzolla,, Saskia Laroo, Joel Taylor, Richie Cole, Milcho Leviev, Augusto Enriquez, to name a few.
Roman's playing is characterized by bright melodies, clear improvisational thinking, ability to use multiple stylistics, rich technique and equal control over acoustic and electric versions of the instrument. Roman is an official Ovation Guitars, Paul Reed Smith guitars, Roland Music, IK Multimedia, DPA Microphones and D'Addario Strings Proud Artist. His guitar can be heard on numerous soundtracks for popular Russian and foreign TV series and movies and on the albums of Russian pop music stars and international projects.
Roman was born in 1977 and started to study drums at the age of 11, but it wasn’t until the age of 14 that he took up the guitar for the first time. Roman was heavily influenced by such guitar legends as John McLaughlin and Al Di Meola. From 1994 through 1999, Roman played guitar in the Big Band of his father, Maxim Miroshnichenko, while he was studying civil engineering at Dnepropetrovsk University in Ukraine. In 2000, Roman graduated from the university and entered the Moscow State University of Culture. It was during his first semester of study that he formed and started performing in his own fusion trio: «...But soon the band started to receive a lot of requests for gigs, we went on tour, we were so busy and I never saw that University again...»
In 2002 Roman founded his own band RMProject that has been touring since then all across Russia, ex-USSR, European countries and USA on regular basis. The band is a frequent visitor and headliner at many prestigious jazz festivals. Today, Roman Miroshnichenko is one of the leading fusion guitarists in the world, dexterously combining jazz, blues, Latin, African and Cuban rhythms, with the energy of funk and expressive flamenco style.