Young St. Petersburg born saxophonist now based in London.
His 2012 album “Smiling Organizm” (Whirlwind Recordings) features an international group consisting of Liam Noble (piano), Tim Lefebvre (bass guitar), Larry Grenadier (double bass), Vitaly Golovnev (trumpet) and Eric Harland (drums).
"Flavoured by bebop but fully embracing of more modern developments this is music that feels modern, urban and urgent. "
"“Never Group” offers further evidence that Strigalev is one of the music's most original thinkers.There's certainly no denying the energy and urgency of the music and the brilliance of the playing. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
"Super Saturday". Ian Mann visits five different venues for performances by Daylight Music, Gareth Lockrane Big Band, Jean Toussaint Sextet, Whirlwind Jazz Orchestra and Ben Williams & Sound Effect
Ian Mann enjoys performances from groups led by guitarist Nicolas Meier, vocalist Cherise and trumpeter Keyon Harrold.