MYSTIC MORRISON VISIONS from Volzhsky, the Volgograd region (from left to right are): Garegin Benglyants (drums), Dmitry Smolentsev (keyboard, vocal), and Aleksej Esin (bass). The band’s history went back to 2002 when Benglyants and Esin used to play (respectively on keyboards and on solo flute) in a obscure rock ensemble
DR.ZOLDBERG. In 2009, when the group got disbanded, the two resumed rehearsals teaming up with well-experienced keyboardist D. Smolentsev: respectively Benglyants shifted from keyboards to drums and Esin picked up a bass guitar. The trio perform all instrumental, keyboard driven, colorful music straddling a border between avant-garde improvisation and funky-jazz groove.
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