Soviet Jazz Themes

Soviet Jazz Themes (full title: The Victor Feldman All Stars Play the 'World's First Album of Soviet Jazz Themes) is an album by vibraphonist and pianist Victor Feldman featuring tunes by three composers he discovered while on Benny Goodman's 1962 tour of Russia which he recorded on returning to the U.S. and released on the Äva label.[2][3][4][5]

Soviet Jazz Themes
Studio album by
The Victor Feldman All Stars
RecordedOctober 26 and November 12, 1962
StudioUnited Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA
ProducerLeonard Feather
Victor Feldman chronology
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Soviet Jazz Themes
David and Lisa
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Track listing

  1. "Ritual" (Andre Towmosian) – 5:01
  2. "Blue Church Blues" (Gennadi Golstain) – 7:07
  3. "Madrigal" (Golstain) – 6:21
  4. "Vic" (Givi Gachechiladze) – 4:50
  5. "Polyushko Polye" (Golstain) – 3:52
  6. "Gennadi" (Golstain) – 5:15
  • Recorded at United Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA on October 26, 1962 (tracks 1–3) and November 12, 1962 (tracks 4–6)



  1. Soviet Jazz Themes – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved January 6, 2017.
  2. Ava Album Discography accessed January 6, 2017
  3. Victor Feldman catalog accessed January 6, 2017
  4. Cerra, S., Jazz Profiles – Victor Feldman: A Career Overview accessed January 6, 2017
  5. Cerra, S., Jazz Profiles – Victor Feldman All-Stars Plays Soviet Jazz Themes accessed January 6, 2017
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