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Julia Perminova

Julia Perminova is a young and talented pianist and composer. She was born in Tyumen, which is a city in the Siberian part of Russia. Julia started practicing music at the age of 4. A year later she started taking piano classes at a local music school. Julia had a success there, winning the competition for the best anthem for the school.

In 2005 Julia entered Tyumen College of Arts, pop and jazz music department. During her study there she was noticed by professionals and invited to join one of the best jazz bands of the Tyumen region, which was later to become the Governor's orchestra. In 2011 Julia moved to Yekaterinburg, playing with the best jazz bands there and establishing her own projects: Free Organ Trio, New Time Quartet, Julia Perminova Project. In 2013 Julia moved to Moscow to study in the Gnessin Academy of Music, which she graduated in 2017 with an an honors degree. Being a freshman at the Academy, Julia won several international competitions: Kim Nazaretov Contest for young jazz musicians (Rostov-on-Don, 2013), "Grand Piano in Jazz" contest (Moscow, 2014), Gnesin's Jazz (Moscow, 2014), Johnny Ra?ducanu International Jazz Festival (Bra?ila, Romania, 2014). In 2015 Julia was introduced as one of participants on International Festival "Future of Jazz", organized by a famous Russian saxophonist Butman. In 2016 took a first prize in the contest "International Talent" (Costa Brava, Spain). Julia also took a part in various jazz festivals playing with famous Russian and foreign musicians such as: Ronnie Cuber, Stafford Hunter, Valeriy Ponomaryov, Igor Butman and the Moscow Jazz Orchestra. In 2016 Julia released her first album called “Luminescence” with her project “Amber Sept” with a famous Russian drummer Ignat Kravtsov. In 2018 she released her trio album “Revival” with one of the best Now Julia is a student of the Jazz Institute (Berlin, Germany). She takes part in different international musical projects whilst also leading her own trio. Studying in different European countries Julia performed with her original music in famous jazz venues such as “Zig Zag” (Berlin), “Sunside Sunset” (Paris),
“Bimhuis” (Amsterdam). In 2021 Julia Perminova released her solo piano album “Imagination”, which was recorded in Amsterdam.

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