Established in 2010. Artistic director - Honored Artist of Russia, composer Igor Kantiukov.
This jazz band can be called a newcomer in the contemporary Russian scene. However, many of the musicians of the big-band "Orpheus" have performed in the consist of the legendary ensemble "Melody".
The whole consist of the orchestra - 18 people; all the musicians are fans and experts of jazz improvisation. Among the music priorities of the bid-band "Orpheus" is the ingenious performance of the worlds jazz masterpieces. One more art incarnation of the orchestra can be called "Jazz in the Russian Style". These are the remixes of the hits by the Russian composers, music from the movies and musicals, author’s compositions of the bands participants. Big-Band "Orpheus" successfully performs in solo concerts, often goes on tours, participates in television and radio programs, acts in films and records soundtracks for movies.Benny Golson I remember Clifford Bernice Petkere -Joe Yong Lullaby of the leaves Billy Strayhorn Take the A-train Antonio Carlos Gobim Once I loved