Firyuza

Firyuza (Фирюза) were a Turkmenistanian jazz-rock ensemble that existed for one album, Инструментальный ансамбль Фирюза, released in 1979 on Melodiya (Мелодия). During the early 21st century, the album gained a global cult following as it spread among collectors on the Internet. Keyboardist Dmitry Sablin and saxist Sabir Rizaev also did time in Gunesh.

Members: Дмитрий Саблин [Dmitry Sablin] (leader, keyboards), Игорь Гордеев [Igor Gordeyev] (drums), Евгений Ночевный [Yevgeny Nochevny] (guitar), Михаил Мамедов [Mikhail Mamedov] (guitar), Сабир Ризаев [Sabir Rizaev] (saxophone, flute), Алик Нифченко [Alik Nifchenko] (bass), Хана Тэн [Khana Ten] (violin), Дмитрий Манукян [Dmitriy Manukyan] (drums)

Discography:

  • Инструментальный ансамбль Фирюза (1979)

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