Pasha Karchevsky is a rising-star jazz trumpeter, and will be performing as part of our Sunday Brunch Series, April 14th. Join us in the heart of Maplewood for tasty live music combined with delicious food and drink.
Pasha was born in Novokuznetsk, Russia in 1989. His father was a driver, mother is a dispatcher. None in his family was interested in music. Just out of the blue at age of fifteen Pasha picked up his first trumpet, he fell in love with this instrument at once and no matter what Pasha made a decision to continue his life as a musician.
When he was 17, he enrolled to Novosibirsk Musical College named after Murov where he met his first teacher and mentor Vladimir Lobanov. While studying in Novosibirsk Pasha participated International Competition of Young Jazz Performers 2009. He took grand-prix. In 2010 Pasha graduated with honors from that college and went to Moscow for audition at Russian Academy of Music named after Gnesin. After successful audition Pasha was accepted to attend the Academy.
In December 2014 Pasha took part in the international competition “Gnesin Jazz”. He became a winner at once in 4 nominations: “The best instrumentalist”; “The best original composition”; “The best ensemble” and “The best arrangement of the jazz standard”.
Since 2015 Pasha Karchevsky and his family have lived in New York where Pasha collaborates with many well-known musicians and bands such as David Berger Big Band, Eddie Allen Big Band, Art Lillard Big band and sextet, Ska Jazz Orchestra, J.Chardavoine Band, Revolutionary Council Afrobeat, Krohma Band, Ron Wilkins Big Band, Bump City Band, Boris Kozlov, Alex Sipiagin, Andrew Atkinson, Valery Ponomarev, Peter Brainin, Patrick Cornelious, Vitaly Golovnev, John Scarpulla, Don Harris, Dave Anderson, Max Pokrovsky and many more.