Igor Butman

Real Name
Igor Butman
Biography
Igor Butman PAR is a Russian jazz saxophonist born in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1961. Butman hold a dual citizenship from the US and Russian Federation. He is considered to be a virtuoso saxophonist, and a skilled bandleader.American saxophonist Grover Washington, Jr. was instrumental in introducing Igor Butman to American audiences by featuring the Russian saxophonist on his 1988 album, Then and Now. American trumpet player Wynton Marsalis has also been a strong champion of Igor Butman. Former ...  Read more »
Born
October 27, 1961, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Occupation
BandleaderComposer