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,” and “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.
The quartet includes bassist Denis Rondeau who is equally at home playing jazz, the blues, Celtic, bluegrass, folk and symphonic music , Dr. Ken Hadley, optometrist and killer sax player, and the wonderful, musical, drummer, Andy Mcpherson.
- Andriy Tykhonov – piano
- Denis Rondeau – bass
- Andy Macpherson – drums
- Ken Hadley – sax