An important upcoming voice
Born in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1976, Dmitry Baevsky started piano lessons at age six. It wasn’t until he picked up an alto saxophone as a teenager, however, that he discovered his passion and seriousness for music. In 1991, he entered the Mussorgsky College of Music in St. Petersburg and studied with the brilliant Russian jazz saxophonist Gennady Goldstein. Throughout the 90s, Baevsky appeared in many jazz venues and international festivals throughout Russia. In addition, he participated and was awarded prize places in several jazz and classical competitions. Since then, he’s released several albums as a leader while playing with greats like Cedar Walton, Jimmy Cobb and John Webber.
Upon his arrival in New York at age 19, he was accepted into the Jazz Department at the New School University on a full scholarship. After finishing college, Baevsky remained busy working within the New York jazz community and has performed and/or recorded with musicians such as Benny Green, Peter Washington, Willie Jones III, David Hazeltine, “Killer” Ray Appleton, Peter Bernstein, Cedar Walton, Dennis Irwin, Jeremy Pelt, Steve Williams, Joe Magnarelli, and more…
Baevsky has released 6 albums, his most recent album The Day After features his regular quartet; pianist Jeb Patton, bassist David Wong, and drummer Joe Strasser. In the past years, Baevsky has toured extensively throughout the world and his current band.
To learn more about Dmitry Baevsky, visit dmitrybaevsky.com