Children’s big band conducted by Andrey MachnevChildren’s big band of K. Nazaretov jazz school under the administration of Andrey Machnev.
The orchestra was established in 1997 on the basis of Kim Nazaretov Jazz School. Over the years this band has more than once become laureate of international jazz festivals and contests: “Horizons of jazz” in Krivoy Rog (Ukraine), “Jazz-Parnas” in St. Petersburg, “Jazz-Carnival” in Odessa, "Blaсk Sea", "Aqva-Jazz" in Sochi, “Jazz in Hermitage Garden” in Moscow,"Jazz-Time"in Soligorsk (Byelorussia), "Internationales Jugendmusikfestival" in Bad Arolsen (Germany). It has participated in anniversary concerts of jazz masters: Anatoliy Kroll, Igor Bril.
In 2010 Andrey Machnev became laureate of All-Russian Contest “Best teacher of the year”.
At the studio of the Kim Nazaretov Children’s Jazz School A&J Records two CDs were recorded – “Happy Birthday” (2003), “Mother, Father, I and Jazz” (2007).