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      Leningrad 1980s

• Sergey Kuryokhin and Pop Mekhanika – all documents
• Сергей Курёхин и Поп-механика – все документы


Sergey Kuryokhin: Improvisations and Performances

by Hannelore Fobo, September 2017

Part One

• page 1 • Preliminary Remarks

• page 2 • Hans Kumpf and Sergey Kuryokhin

• page 3 • 1980-1981: the first meetings

• page 4 • Leningrad Collective Improvisations 1983: pictures and text

• page 5 • Timur Novikov and Ivan Sotnikov: the Utiugon.

• page 6 • Leningrad Collective Improvisations 1983: music and audio recording (4min 12s fragment)

Leningrad Collective Improvisations: documents and audio files

• page 7 • Hans Kumpf: description of the first part (German / English)

• page 8 • Sergey Kuryokhin: Introduction (4min 37s) to the first part. Voice recording and transcription with English translation

• page 9 • Sergey Kuryokhin: introductions to the second part. Transcription with English translation and six audio fragments

• page 10 • Reference list


Part Two

Pop Mekhanika in the West (forthcoming)



Part One

• page 10 • Reference list

• Andreeva, Ekaterina “A New Wave of Classical Aesthetics: the Paintings and Graphic Art of the New Artists.” In The New Artists. Edited by Ekaterina Andreeva, Ksenia Novikova and Nelly Podgorskaya. Moscow: Moscow Museum of Modern Art, 2012

Andreeva [also: Andreyeva], Ekaterina: Тимур. Врать только правду! [Timur. Only lie the truth!]; Saint Petersburg> Амфора, 2007.

• Иванов Б. И. [Ivanov, Boris] История Клуба-81 [The History of the Club 81]

[PDF for Digital Editions version] Saint Petersburg: Издательство Ивана Лимбаха [Ivan Limbakh Publishing House] 2015

Available at https://www.litres.ru/boris-ivanovich-ivanov/istoriya-kluba-81/

• Колкер, Юрий [Kolker, Yury] Ленинградский Клуб-81 [Leningradsky Klub 81]

Available at http://yuri-kolker.com/articles/Club-81.htm

• Kumpf Hans. “My trips to Russia” In Russian Jazz: New Identity, 68-84. Translated from the German, by Christa Kuch and Martin Cooper. Edited by Leo Feigin, London: Quartet Books, 1986

• Kumpf Hans. Der Rock 'n' Roll ist tot, aber ich nicht. Eine Reise in den musikalischen Untergrund der Sowjetunion von Hans Kumpf. Stuttgarter Nachrichten, 26 August 1983

• Kumpf, Hans. Postserielle Musik und Free Jazz: Wechselwirkungen und Parallelen; Berichte, Analysen, Werkstattgespräche. Döring, 1976, 2nd edition, Rohrdorfer Musikverlag, 1981

• Kumpf, Hans. “Enfant terrible“ und Superstar: Erinnerungen von Hans Kumpf, Jazz Pages 1st September 1997, http://jazzpages.com/kumpf/ku_kury.html [Accessed 26 August 2017]

• Kumpf, Hans.  “Sowjetischer Jazz” [Soviet Jazz]. In Darmstädter Jazzforum 89. Beiträge zur Jazzforschung. Edited by Jost Ekkehard, pp. 49-66. Hofheim: Wolke Verlag, 1990

• Кан, Александр [Kan, Alexander / Aleksandr]. Пока не начался Jazz, [The moment Jazz started], Saint Peterburg: Amfora, 2008

• Кан, Александр [Kan, Alexander / Aleksandr]. Курехин. Шкипер о Капитане. [Kuryokhin. The Skipper about the Captain]

[PDF for Digital Editions version] Saint Petersburg, Amfora, 2012. Available at

http://lifeinbooks.net/chto-pochitat/kurehin-shkiper-o-kapitane-aleksandr-kan/

• Kan, Alexander. “Sergey Kuryokhin Interview. Taken by Alexander Kan.” Translated from the Russian by Felicity Cave. In Cadence. The American Review of Jazz & Blues, Vol.9 No.2, February 1983, pp. 10-14, 24.

• Kushnir, Alexander  [Aleksandr]. Сергей Курехин. Безумная механика русского рока, [Sergey Kuryokhin. The Crazy Mechanics of Russian Rock] Moscow: BMM, 2013

• Novikov, Timur “The New Artists” in Timur. Edited by Ekaterina Andreeva, Ksenia Novikova and Nelly Podgorskaya. Moscow: Moscow Museum of Modern Art, 2013,

• Pareles, Jon. The Pop Life. The New York Times, 5 January 1983

• Шнейдерман, Эдуард [Shneyderman, Eduard] Клуб-81 и КГБ [The Club 81 and the KGB], Звезда [Zvezda] 2004, 8  

Available at http://magazines.russ.ru/zvezda/2004/8/shei15.html

• Whitehead, Kevin. “Hans Kumpf and Anatolij Vapirow Trio, Jam Session Leningrad, Fusion 8004.” In Cadence – The American Review of Jazz & Blues, Vol.8 No5, May 1982

Recordings (Vinyl records)

• On A Baltic Trip, Hans Kumpf with Vyacheslav Ganelin, Vladimir Tarasov, Ivars Galenieks, Lembit Saarsalu, Rejn Rannap. Leo Records, 1984

• Jam Session Moscow, feat. Hans Kumpf, John Fischer, Leonid Chizhik, Alexey Zubov. Murr: AKM 005, 1981

• Jam Session Leningrad” feat. Hans Kumpf (clarinet), Anatolij Vapirow (clarinet, bass-clarinet, alto-saxophone, tenor-saxophone), Sergej Kurjochin (piano), Alexander Alexandrow (bassoon). Murr: AKM-Records 1981.

• Sergey Kuryokhin “The Ways of Freedom”, London: Leo Records, 1981.

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