A vibrant young saxophonist from Rostov, who is known for consistently discovering and inventing fresh sounds through modern improvised music.
Eldar was born in 1993 in Rostov-on-Don (Russia) andstarted to play saxophone at the age of 9 at the Rostov Children Jazz School n/a Kim Nazaretov in Russia. At the age of 17 after graduating from the Jazz School Eldar decided to continue his education abroad. He moved to Germany and began studying at the Universität der KünsteBerlin.
Eldar is a saxophone player currently studying with Peter Weniger, Greg Cohen, and John Hollenbeck at the Universität der Künste inBerlin. Since 2005 he has been performing all around Europe, including Czech Republic, Scotland, Germany, Denmark, and Italy. He has won several competitions, such as the IV International Jazz Competition in St. Petersburg (Russia), the Ukraine International Jazz Festival in Kiev, and the VIII International Jazz Competition in Odessa. Eldar has been touring Europe with the East-West European Jazz Orchestra, playing with artists, such as Dave Liebman, Jerry Bergonzi, Wycliffe Gordon, and Dennis Rowland.