Andriy Tykhonov has become a Jazz Room favourite having performed to capacity crowds numerous times since the venue’s inception. Andriy’s enthusiasm, energy and musicianship are infectious and always leave the crowd smiling. A graduate of the Jazz Department of the Glier State Music College of Kiev in 1995, Andriy Tykhonov is recognized as a prominent Jazz pianist now living in the Waterloo Region. He has been a regular performer at various venues in Waterloo, Cambridge, and Guelph. Moreover, he has been recognized for crafting three attention-getting CDs in the recent past, including “Live from the Floor”, “Live in Manhattans, “One More Time”.
Andriy’s performing genres include swing, bossa nova, samba, ballad, movie themes, ragtime, rock, blues, country and Russian and Ukrainian folk music. This diversity lends inspiration to his improvisation, adding depth to each tune without ever losing the color and intent of its genre. Andriy plans to draw special guests from the community. Don’t miss this performance of one of KW’s most beloved jazz players.
Andriy Tykhonov – piano
Matthew Lima – bass
Kevin Dempsey – drums
Ken Hadley – saxophone alto
Robin Habermehl – saxophone tenor