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Composer / Musical Artist / Magician

High-profiled featured stringfellow, Yuri excels as a premier performer in various manifestations– singer, songwriter and player. An outstanding string instrumentalist on five-string electric violin, guitar and mandolin, he also is a producer, session musician and audio engineer.

Similar Artists:
Jean Luc Ponty / Stephane Grapelli

Musical Styles:
Latin Jazz / Gypsy Jazz / World Beat / Bluegrass / Ambient / Ethnic / Crossover / World Music / American Standards

Original music compositions, scores, audio branding and sound design have been created for backgrounds in film and television. Works include a fusion of instrumentals ranging from jazzy Steely Dan sounds, Americana Roots– Bluegrass/Jam Grass improvisations crossing over into the Ethnic– Irish, Eastern European and Gypsy Jazz fervor, emotionally bittersweet Ballads; a World Music cauldron of rhythmic beats and harmonic soul.

Ambient/Textural Feels / Background/Wallpaper / Bright/Optimistic / Dark / Emotional
Frantic/Busy / Luxury/Glamour / Nostalgic / Romantic / Tension / Exotic / Magic/Mystical
Thoughtful/Reflective / Rollicking / Peaceful/Pastoral / Sensual/Sexy / Smooth

violin, mandolin, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, keyboard / vocal / other ensembles / ethnic

Session Musician and Performer on Albums:
Sunshine Girls (gospel music)
Steve Shohfi (Homegrown Studios, Roselle, NJ)
Bombay (Shorefire Studios, Long Branch, NJ)

The World –Gunter Ford, Ron Howden (drummer from Nektar),
Keskasay (Sea Front Studios, Point Pleasant, NJ)
John Korba (Homegrown Studios)
Michael Byrne (Shorefire Studios)
Luna Band (Wheatsheaf Productions, owner Yuri Turchyn)
Selfish Jones (Sea Front Studios, Point Pleasant, NJ)
Roger Gardella (Liebensdorfer
Pat Guadagno & Tired Horses BobFest 2009 (featured electric violin) recorded live at Two River Theater, Red Bank, NJ
Pat Guadagno New Jersey Material
Karen Phillips (Jankland Studios) Coming Home (featured violin Say Goodbye)

Independent Producer

Yuri Turchyn+GRUPO YURI, Grupo Yuri Jazz; Love Letters; Morningstar  
Now Voyager, Currents
Tim Gillis Band, Christmas (CD producer, engineer and performer)

Re-Mastering Engineer:
Teatro Si
  compilation CD Juntamente (Beginnings)

Producer, Engineer, Performer (violins, guitars and vocals):
CD Vida Y Amor (Life and Love) with vocalist Paloma (Joanne Martinez) and Brazilian guitarist Paulo Pinho

Documentary Music Supervisor & Composer:
St. Nicholas Parish Centennial Celebration DVD original music: Centennial Legacy and Remembrance

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