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Kruzenshtern & Parohod


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Tel Aviv, Israel (2002 – present)

Kruzenshtern & Parohod (Russian: Крузенштерн и Пароход) is a Russophone Israel -rock band from Tel Aviv, created in 2002.

The Kruzenshtern & Parohod’s style may be defined as Jewish . The music, based on the Jewish melodies and influenced by as different music styles as hardcore, , , and more, is of avant-garde and nature.

Its style is variously branded as , (a pun on ), , .

The band was formed by Igor Krutogolov, young Israeli artist, contemporary composer, multiinstrumentalist, known for his many collaborations and solo projects in the Israeli experimental scene, and by Ruslan Gross (Russell Bear), former bass player of Rabies Caste, Israeli hardcore and outfit. Joined by powerful young drummer Guy Schechter, the trio became the strongest and strangest act in the Israeli experimental scene.

The lineup consists of :

Igor Krutogolov - bass balalaika, vocals, toy accordion, noise;
Ruslan Gross - clarinet, bass clarinet, vocals;
Olya Yelensky - accordion;
Boris Martzinovsky - accordion;
Guy Shechter - drums, vocals (currently also Carusella).

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  • Ranunculus

    Oh, man, this is Jewish Samla Mammas Manna!

    25 Sep 2012 Reply
  • yorammorad

    v 3 of them are from the USSR and have immigrated to Israel.

    22 May 2012 Reply
  • Sandronic

    Иван Фёдорович Крузенштерн. Человек и пароход. даже странно что это израильская группа.

    6 Apr 2012 Reply
  • yorammorad

    The show yesterday was epic!!!!!

    17 Feb 2012 Reply
  • yorammorad

    great to see the article about them in Galleria today!

    15 Feb 2012 Reply
  • yorammorad

    ahh can't wait for the shows!!!

    12 Jan 2012 Reply
  • IlaiA

    Best show ever!

    28 Oct 2011 Reply
  • yorammorad

    the show yesterday was fucking epic. God bless 'em.

    28 Oct 2011 Reply
  • yorammorad

    ahhh more shows!!!!!!!! AWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

    1 Sep 2011 Reply
  • drabreu

    Need new album... Songs is so good!

    14 Jul 2011 Reply
  • yorammorad

    Igor is quite possibly one of the most awesome people I have ever seen on stage and had the chance to talk to. Even in front of 15 people he just really goes insane... wow....

    6 Jul 2011 Reply
  • yorammorad

    my favourite Israeli band. Probably because they are the best

    6 Jun 2011 Reply
  • feedbacker

    this is awesome!

    13 Dec 2010 Reply
  • Funk-Y-

    КТо еврей?! Ты еврей! ДВерь мне запили! :)

    9 Mar 2010 Reply
  • xsoplax

    евреи евреи кругом одни евреи

    23 Nov 2009 Reply
  • crimsonking93

    sounds like a jewish version of Ruins

    6 Aug 2009 Reply
  • raisinroundie

    so good. an appearance further west is needed (preferably england)

    26 May 2009 Reply
  • mahatmaMJ

    To me its like as if Les Claypool was a stepson of Evan Parker and played klezmer)) WoW!

    28 Dec 2008 Reply
  • moneyhon

    wow you guys are crazy!!! i love it!!!!! if you ever want or need a keyboardist im hear for you guys!!!! id love to work with you guys

    11 Dec 2008 Reply
  • duplomaatti

    great music

    28 Oct 2008 Reply
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