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Last updated : 02/09/2016
Anton Pyvovarov is a saxophonist and composer who was born and raised in Ukraine. He started playing saxophone at the age of eleven and was shaped by broad range of influences from his music environment that included classical music, jazz and folk music of different cultures. Anton has recorded his first album at the age of nineteen and since then has performed continuously at various International Jazz festivals, appeared at several TV and radio shows in Ukraine. In 2007 Anton was granted a scholarship to study at the New School University in New York. After being graduate he kept on working in the group of his former teacher - legendary drummer Chico Hamilton, whose influence helped him to bring his skills to a new level and to develop his own voice. Nowadays Anton lives and studies in Austria. His musical activity is spread equally between playing saxophone and writing music for large and small ensembles.