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Vladimir Chekasin

b. 24 Feb 1947, Sverdlovsk, Russia. Through the 90s Chekasin was the most respectable saxophonist in the previous Soviet Union, his design a mixture of the past due Rahsaan Roland Kirk’s high-pressure hard bop (Chekasin often plays several horns simultaneously), 60s NY free-jazz tenor and crazy Peter Brötzmann -like howls, …

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