Alex "Sasha" Sipiagin

Alex "Sasha" Sipiagin

born on 11/6/1967 in Yaroslavl Oblast, Russian Federation

Alex Sipiagin

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Alex Sipiagin

Alex "Sasha" Sipiagin (born June 11, 1967) is a jazz trumpet and flugelhorn player.


Alex moved from Russia to the U.S. in 1991 and began his career shortly thereafter. His first gigs in the U.S. were with the Gil Evans Band and George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band. He has played with Dave Holland, Mingus Big Band, Michael Brecker, Mulgrew Miller and many others.[1] Alex has recorded fourteen albums as a leader, mainly for the Criss Cross Jazz label.[2] He is married to singer Monday Michiru and frequently plays with her band.

Alex is a founding member of the collective Opus 5, along with Seamus Blake, David Kikoski, Boris Kozlov and Donald Edwards.[3]


As a leader

  • Images (1998) TCB - The Montreux Jazz Label
  • Hindsight (2001) Criss Cross Jazz
  • Steppin' Zone (2001) Criss Cross Jazz
  • Mirrors (2003) Criss Cross Jazz
  • Equilibrium (2003) Criss Cross Jazz
  • Live at Bird's Eye (2004) ArtistShare
  • Returning (2005) Criss Cross Jazz
  • Prints (2007) Criss Cross Jazz
  • Out of the Circle (2008) Sunnyside Records
  • Mirages (2009) Criss Cross Jazz
  • Generations - Dedicated to Woody Shaw (2010) Criss Cross Jazz
  • Destinations Unknown (2011) Criss Cross Jazz
  • Overlooking Moments (2013) Criss Cross Jazz
  • Live at Smalls (2013) Smalls Jazz
  • From Reality and Back (2013) 5 Passion

With Opus 5

  • Introducing Opus 5 (2011) Criss Cross Jazz
  • Pentasonic (2012) Criss Cross Jazz

As a sideman

  • with Mingus Big Band Live In Time (1996) Disques Dreyfus
  • with James Moody Young at Heart (1996) Warner Bros.
  • with Igor Butman Nostalgie (1997) Prestige (Russia)
  • with Mingus Big Band Que Viva Mingus! (1997) Disques Dreyfus
  • with Barbara Dennerlein Outhipped (1999) Verve
  • with Conrad Herwig Unseen Universe (2000) Criss Cross Jazz
  • with Kengo Nakamura Say Hello To Say Goodbye (2002) Verve
  • with Michael Brecker Wide Angles (2003) Verve
  • with Riccardo Fassi Double Plunge (2005) yvp music
  • with Dave Holland Overtime (2005) Dare2 Records
  • with Regina Litvinova Extreme Trio Grizzlies (2005) JAZZ'n'ARTS
  • with David Sanborn Closer (2005) Verve
  • with Doug Beavers Two Shades of Nude (2007) Origin
  • with Dmitri Kolesnik Five Corners (2007) Challenge
  • with Monday Michiru My Ever Changing Moods (2007) LDC
  • with Dave Holland Pass It On (2008) EmArcy
  • with George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band Pourquoi Pas? Why Not? (2009) TCB
  • with Donny McCaslin Declaration (2009) Sunnyside Records
  • with André Charlier and Benoît Sourisse Imaginarium (2010) Gemini Music
  • with Dave Holland Pathways (2010) Dare2 Records
  • with Brandon Wright Boiling Point (2010) Posi-Tone
  • with Michael Franks Time Together (2011) Shanachie
  • with Paolo Recchia Ari's Desire (2011) Via Veneto Jazz
  • with Jurgen Hagenlocher Leap in the Dark (2012) Intuition
  • with Monday Michiru Soulception (2012) Adventure Music


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