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. To learn more about Dmitry Baevsky, visit