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Mazaika

Mazaika

Russian folk and Gypsy, Balkan, Tango, Classical and Opera, Hot Club Jazz, French café style and beyond.

Biography Repertoire Testimonials

Biography

Russian folk and Gypsy, Balkan, Tango, Classical and Opera, Hot Club Jazz, French café style and beyond.

Mazaika have given concerts and cabaret performances at concert halls and music festivals throughout Britain, Europe and the U.S.A.

Igor appeared on screen in David Cronenberg film “Eastern Promises” singing Russian anthem “Dark Eyes” and has sung duets with Soft Cell singer Marc Almond.

They have also worked with Antonio Forcione, Fascinating Aida, Django Bates and Loyko Russian Gypsy Band.

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Repertoire

(Background, cabaret and dance music)

Russian Folk and Gypsy
Kalinka
Moscow Night
Those were the days
Dark Eyes
Volga boatman
Two guitars
Czardas
Lark
Hora …….

Russian retro 30’s
Song from repertoire of
Pyotr Leschenko
Vadim Kozin
Vertinsky

 Balkan Gypsy
Ciganka je Malena
Opa Cupa
Moj dilbere, kud se seces
Kerta mange daje
Hanuma – Šaban Bajramovi
Bubamara
Mesecna
Kalashnikov
Gas Gas

Classical
Variations on a Theme by Corelli – Kreisler
Adagio – Albinoni
Winter from “Four Seasons” – Vivaldi
Summer from “Four Seasons” – Vivaldi
Praeludium and Allegro – Kreisler
Zigeunerweisen – Sarasate
Hari Kati – Hubay
Flight of the bumblebee -Rimsky-Korsakov
La Donna E Mobile – Verdi
En Aranjuez Con Tu Amor – Rodrigues
O Sole Mio – Di Capua
Recondita armonia – Puccini
Caruso – Lucio Dalla
Torna Suriento – Curtis
La danza – Rossini
Be My Love – Brodsky
Because You’re Mine – Brodsky

And many more…

Argentine Tango
Cumparsita
El choclo
El dia que me queras
Por una cabeza
Liber tango
Oblivion
Burnt by the sun
Black eyes
Autumn
Confess to me

And many more…

Gypsy Jazz
Coquette
Dinah
Blue Drag
Lady be Good
Tchavolo swing
Minor swing
Si tu savais
Douce ambience

And many more…

Swing/Jazz/Easy Listening
Autumn leaves
Swanee
All Of Me
Dinah
My Way
Fly Me To The Moon
I’ve got you under my skin
I left my heart in San Francisco
The Way You Look Tonight
New York New York
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
It Had To Be You
After You Gone
Sway
Stormy Weather
All The Things You Are
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

Pop and Rock
Performed on midi accordion and vocal harmonizer, drum machine (live drummer)
Can’t Buy Me Love – Beatles
Let It Be – Beatles
A Hard Day’s Night – Beatles
Lucy In The Sky – Beatles
Eleanor Rigby – Beatles
Something – Beatles
Yesterday – Beatles
And I Love Her – Beatles
You Can’t Do That – Beatles
Tell Me Why – Beatles
I’m happy just to dance with you – Beatles
I Cry Instead – Beatles
No Reply – Beatles
Eight Days A Week – Beatles
We Are The Champions – Queen
We Will Rock You – Queen
Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen
Are You Lonesome Tonight – Elvis Presley
I Want You I need you – Elvis Presley
All Shook Up – Elvis Presley
Hound Dog – Elvis Presley
Love Me Tender – Elvis Presley
Hotel California – Eagles
I Will Survive – Gloria Gainer
Kiss – Prince
Delilah – Tom Jones
Sex Bomb Tim Jones
Ain’t no Sunshine When She’s Gone – Bill Withers
How deep is your love – Bee Gees
I Feel Good – James Brown
Stars – Simply Red
Hello – Lionel Richie
Livin’ la vida loca – Ricky Martin
Wonderwall – Oasis
Honky Tonk Woman – Rolling Stones
Angie – Rolling Stones
No woman no cry – Bob Marley
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
Stairway to Heaven – Led Zepplin
Kung Fu Fighting – Carl Douglas
Dancing Queen – ABBA
Thank You For The Music – ABBA
Take a Chance On Me – ABBA
Super Trouper – ABBA
SOS – ABBA
Money Money Money – ABBA
Gimme Gimme Gimme – ABBA
Knowing Me Knowing You – ABBA
Fernando – ABBA
Lay All Your Love On Me – ABBA
I Have A Dream– ABBA
Chiquitita – ABBA
Summer Night City – ABBA
Angel Eyes – ABBA

And many more…

Latin
Ritmo De La Noche – Gypsy Kings
Michael – Gypsy Kings
Moorea – Gypsy Kings
Un Amor – Gypsy Kings
Bamboleo – Gypsy Kings
Mambo Italiano
Oje Como Va
Chan-Chan
Un Compromiso Antonio Macin
Baila Marena – Julio Iglesias
Somas novios (It’s impossible)
Perhaps
Guantanamera
La Bamba
Girl From Ipanema
Brazil
Hitoria De Un Amor
Natalie  – Julio Iglesias

And many more…

 Arabic
Eres Tu (Casablanca)
Habbibi Ya Nour En Ain

Italian
Soli – Adriano Chelentano
Il tanto tempo seneva – Adriano Chelentano
L’italiano – Toto Cutunio
Bella Ciao – trad.

French
La boheme – Charles Aznavour
Hier encore – Charles Aznavour
Au creux de mon Èpaule – Charles Aznavour
Et si tu n’existais pas – Joe Dassin
Salut – Joe Dassin
A toi – Joe Dassin
Tombe La Neige – Adamo
Milord – Edith Piaff
La vie en rose – Edith Piaff
Accordioniste – Edith Piaff
La mer
Parle moi d’amur

Russian pop and rock
Королева красоты
Есть только миг
Неудачное свидание
Hе умирай любовь
Зеркало
Не забывай
Золотая лестница
Зеркало
Я вспоминаю
Двадцать лет спустя
Белый теплоход
Крыша дома
На высоком берегу на крутом
Плот
Тpава y Дома
Во французской стороне
Крещатник
Поворот
Костёр
Улетай туча
Милион алых роз
Восточная песня
Нет я не жду
Московские окна
Ах, Одесса
Папиросы
Одесит Мишка
Шаланды
Бублички
Семь сорок
Я милого узнаю по походке
На Большом Каретном
Вальс бастон
Заходите к нам на огонёк
Гоп стоп
Крещатик
Ну играй
Палуба
Моня
Дождь
Что такое осень
Я встретил девушку
Не унывай
Сиреневый туман
Летний дождь
Очарованна,околдована
Вологда
Мелодия
Только раз
Листья жёлтые
Проводы любви
Напрасные слова
Там, где клён шумит
Лучший город земли
Счастье вдруг
Чёртово колесо
Про зайцев
Погадайка мне циганка
Сингарелла
На высоком берегу
Плот
Стюардесса
Ямайка
Улетай, туча
Сэра
Мельница
Не забывай
Босоногий мальчик
Говорят, что не красиво
Спрячь за решётку
Жулик
Сингарелла

 

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Testimonials

‘Hugely entertaining… the duo frequently brought the house down’
The Scotsman

‘An evening of magic and passion’
The Independent

‘A lovely tenor voice… The Purcell Room became a tavern’
The Independent

‘A real sense of pace’ 
The Herald

“A lovely tenor voice….their violinist Sarah Harrison plays so fast that she gasps like an exhausted sprinter after each dizzy riff…….By the end of the evening, the Purcell Room had become a tavern”
Michael Church, The Independent

“Wistful accordion…….the worlds first headbanging accordionist”
The Guardian

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