Ian Maksin

WAgant 2018 NW Music Fest!

WAgant Northwest Music Fest is a festival for all musicians and music bands regardless of their preferred musical genre.
The mission of this festival is to allow any musician, singer, song-writer and such to show their skills and talents

Get your dose of pure magic with world-acclaimed cellist, composer and multi-lingual vocalist Ian Maksin during his West Coast touch-and-go on his world tour! Ian will share some of the latest additions to his repertoire he gathered during his recent travels and recored on his latest album “Zaria”: folk songs from Iran, Kurdistan, Turkey, Ukraine, Belarus, Macedonia, Georgia and Armenia, rhythms from Brazil and Cuba, songs of the Sephardic Jews of the medieval Spain, as well as his original music inspired by tango, flamenco, Balkan rhythms, blues and East-Siberian shamanic chants - all of it brought together with the soulful tone of his cello. As a good tradition, he will throw in some J.S. Bach unaccompanied cello suites, as well as some of his favorite rock and blues covers by artists such as Sting, B.B. King, Jacques Brel, Boris Grebenschikov, Bill Withers and more…

Having shared the stage with such artists as Andrea Bocelli and Sting, equally fluent in many genres from classical to jazz and world music and singing in more than ten languages, Russian-born Chicago-based cellist and composer Ian Maksin has created his own organic and soulful style combining elements traditional music from different corners of the world, classical music and jazz. In 2018 alone, Maksin will perform more than one hundred and fifty concerts in over thirty countries on five continents.

Ian Maksin

$50.00 - $60.00


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