Sergey at his house in LA

Sergey at his house in LA

     Sergey Chipenko was born in Russia in 1961. He graduated from the Moscow State Academy of Music named Gnessin, as a pianist, composer, and conductor. Sergey collaborated with internationally renowned legends, Dmitry Shostakovich, Shchedrin, Evgeny Svetlanov, Mstislav Rostropovich, Dmitry Kabalevsky, and Dora Schwartzberg.
     Sergey Chipenko is Honored Artist of Russia, Professor Emeritus.
     Sergey Chipenko was a leader and conductor of the chamber and symphony orchestra.
     Twenty years ago, Sergey created a very successful and famous band «Trans-Atlantic». With «Trans-Atlantic» Sergey toured many countries of the world. Under Sergey's leadership, «Trans-Atlantic» became one the best Smooth Jazz bands in the world.
     Sergey composed music for the best Russian theaters. Also, Sergey wrote music to more than forty movies.
     Diverse range of Sergey's talent is unique: symphonic, jazz, piano music...

     Pianist, composer, and arranger Sergey Chipenko moved to the United States in 2012. Legendary jazz critic Don Heckman wrote about Sergey in The International Review of Music : "Pianist Sergei Chipenko, whose resume includes gigs with everyone from Jeff Lorber and David Sanborn to Dave Koz and Will Kennedy, displayed keen mastery of far-ranging jazz styles, moving easily from bebop to swing to stride and beyond"
 
Sergey Music wrote music for 10 tv shows, one of which is "Muhtar", containing 990 episodes. You can hear Sergey's music in movies; "Mother", "Chasing the Shadows", "This Much", "Brutus", "At the Altar", and "Outlaw".

     Sergey Chipenko performs and collaborates with jazz legends such as - David Sanborn, David Mann, Nicky Richards, Phil Perry, Dave Koz, Brian Simpson, Richard Elliot, Mindi Abair, Eric Marienthal, Chuck Loeb, Jeff Lorber, Jimmy Haslip, Will Kennedy, Carlincia Peck, Brandon Fields, Bob McChasney, Joe DiBlasi, Ellis Hall, John Daversa, Michael Lington, William "Mickey" Stevenson, Raymond Brooks, Jacob Nakhman, Lenny Castro, Kamasi Washington, Jeff Caruthers, Joey Heredia, Marcus Mendoza, Gary Levin, Brian Hobs , Andreas Aleman, Alvin Chea, Peggi Blu, Arnold McCuller, Kevin Winard, Alex Khan, Brandon Fields, and many others.