Archive for November 30th, 2020

Valery Evlanov – City Stars

Valery Evlanov was born in Moscow, Russia. At the age of 7, he began to study piano at a music school. After graduating, he became inspired by the Beatles music, and started learning the guitar. In 2001, he graduated the Moscow College of Pop an Jazz music. From 2000 till 2004, he was a member of the song and dance group “Sky of Russia” as a guitarist. 2003-2005, he was a guitarist and composer of the popular Russian group “The Fifth Ocean”, which was famous for their songs “The World”, “The Border”, “Rota” and etc. Since 2002, Valery has been performing jazz music. He created jazz quartet “Vintage” with jazz violinist Anton Zholondz. In 2016, he graduated from the Gnesins Russian Academy of Music, one of the most world famous school of music. Valery got a bachelor degree as a guitarist in modern pop and jazz music. And in 2019, he received his masters degree for instrumental jazz music.

In 2018, his first album On the Other Side was released. His new album is City Stars (2020). The new album is available as download on