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Nikolai Kapustin (Russian: Николай Капустин, Nikolay Kapustin; born November 22, 1937 in Gorlovka, Ukraine) is a Russian composer and pianist.

Kapustin studied piano with Avrelian Rubakh (pupil of Felix Blumenfeld who also taught Simon Barere and Vladimir Horowitz) and, later, Alexander Goldenweiser at the Moscow Conservatory. During the 1950s he acquired a reputation as a jazz pianist, arranger and composer. He is steeped, therefore, in both the traditions of classical virtuoso pianism and improvisational jazz.

He fuses these influences in… read more

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  • Avatar for Ntagfoo
    he's great though im no expert on his output
  • Avatar for jahyuck
    He deserves more play :/
  • Avatar for pitrafilla
    que maravilla de piano...
  • Avatar for itwasatrickpie
    What a discovery!! Straight over to Chappells online for the sheet music :-) HOW MUCH???!?!? Damn, why isn't he more popular :-/
  • Avatar for serasuna
    Great stuff.
  • Avatar for mahleria
    Wow, and I thought Penderecki had sad eyes.
  • Avatar for Gorthad1534
    Вынос мозга!
  • Avatar for LAWR3NCE
    damn... this is great music
  • Avatar for phhhin
    pastorale and intermezzo!
  • Avatar for emaskye
    similar artists: $)CHITOSHI SAKIMOTO

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