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Julia Perminova

France Paris
Main specialization: Piano Composition
Jazz Institute Berlin
Native language: Russian Other languages: English
Julia Perminova
Julia Perminova


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Julia Perminova is a talented pianist and composer. She was born in Tyumen, a city located in the Siberian part of Russia. Julia began her musical journey at the age of 4 when she started practicing music. A year later, she enrolled in piano classes at a local music school. Julia achieved success there, winning a competition for the best school anthem.

In 2005, Julia was admitted to Tyumen College of Arts, specializing in pop and jazz music. During her studies, she caught the attention of professionals and was invited to join one of the finest jazz bands in the Tyumen region, which later became the Governor's orchestra. In 2011, Julia moved to Yekaterinburg, where she played with renowned jazz bands and established her own projects, namely the Free Organ Trio and New Time Quintet.

In 2013, Julia relocated to Moscow to pursue her studies at the Gnessin Academy of Music, from which she graduated with honors in 2017. During her time as a freshman, Julia won several international competitions, including the Kim Nazaretov Contest for young jazz musicians in Rostov-on-Don (2013), the "Grand Piano in Jazz" contest in Moscow (2014), Gnesin's Jazz competition in Moscow (2014), and the Johnny Răducanu International Jazz Festival in Brăila, Romania (2014). In addition, Julia was featured as one of the participants in the International Festival "Future of Jazz," organized by Russian saxophonist Igor Butman.

Julia has also participated in various jazz festivals, sharing the stage with renowned musicians such as Lionel Loueke, Ronnie Cuber, Miguel Zenon, Vladimir Spivakov, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia, and others. In 2018, she released her trio album "Revival," recorded in Moscow. That same year, Julia relocated to Europe. In 2021, she completed her European Jazz Master (EuJam) program at the Jazz Institute Berlin in Germany.

Julia actively participates in different international musical projects while leading her own trio. Throughout her studies in various European countries, she has performed her original music at venues such as "Zig Zag" in Berlin, "Sunside Sunset" in Paris, and "Bimhuis" in Amsterdam. In 2021, Julia Perminova released her solo piano album "Imagination," recorded in Amsterdam. She also became a member of the prestigious international jazz program "Focusyear band" in Basel, Switzerland, in the same year, where she regularly performed with renowned jazz artists from New York and Europe. In 2022, Perminova released her second solo album, "Way To My Star." In June 2023, Julia released her latest album, "Freedom," which was recorded with talented young musicians from Germany, Portugal, and Ukraine.

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