RUSTAM OSPANOFF/ ALMA-ATA.
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"It has been one of my recent highlights watching Rustam Ospanoff grow into the a significant dj and event curator of high standing. His energy and passion have laid down important music foundations in the developing world.
He is a shining light for all of us". Gilles Peterson (Brownswood/Worldwide/BBC RADIO 6)
"Rustam is one of the best freestyle dj's i had pleasure to play with. It would be a mistake to miss him when he is playing at a venue next to you. A true believer who not only succeeded to bring musical world to Kazakhstan but has brought Kazakhstan to the world". Eddy Ramich (Eddy Meets Yannah)
"One of the dopest dj's i know comes from Kazakhstan, his name is Rustam Ospanoff & trust me the world needs to discover him! Top bad ass! Music man for sure". Simbad (Brownswood/Worldwide)
"Rustam is a Bad Ass Dj, In any Environment he can control a Dance floor with his Amazing selection, as well as being a Real gentleman behind the Decks! Book him now! "Phil Asher (Restles Soul)
"Rustam is the most important DJ/Producer of Central Asia. Great taste, great person. He is the hope for Jazz/Crossover music." Shuya Okino (Kyoto Jazz Mаssive/The Room/Tokyo Crossover/Jazz Festival）
"First bumped into Rustam in Japan around 2005 and he has been busily building his International profile ever since. His legendary Jazzystan Festivals are well known globally for cutting edge live acts that he brings to a part of the world that few of us would have had the chance to visit otherwise. His thirst & broad knowledge for discovering new sounds is unsurpassed as his long running radio shows demonstrate. Lovely man too!"
Nik Weston (Mukatsuku Records /GUYNAMUKAT Production)
"Rustam is a guy you would like as a person, just a good spirit dude and you would really feel as a DJ. Book him it's a must!!!" Rahaan
" A few years ago while spinning the Sunsplash festival in Turkey is where I first had the pleasure of meeting a very passionate and dedicated dj, from a land far away....his name is Rustam Ospanov, and the man from Kazakhstan knows what good music is all about ....respect ! " KON (KON & AMIR)
"I rarely met somebody in the dj scene with such an aura. He is smart, spiritual, dedicated & immensely gifted. For 1000 wannabees uninspired dj's in the world, we got one Rustam Ospanoff. He is unique. He is coming from Kazakhstan, his motherland. He is on a mission. World, get ready." DAIRMOUNT (Room with A View)
DJ and Broadcaster from Kazakhstan. Rustam is the president of the biggest music festival in Central Asia - Jazzystan (www.jazzystan.com) which has a place in Almaty few times a year. More than 100 musicians and DJs from USA, France, Brazil, Japan, UK, Australia & Germany have performed at 10 Jazzystan Music Festival events since 2009:
Jamiroquai, Jazzanova Live feat. Paul Randolph Live, Marcos Valle, Shuya Okino Live Set feat. N'Dea Davenport & Navasha Daya, LEFTO, Gilles Peterson, Earl Zinger, OMAR, Soil & "Pimp" Sessions, J.A.M., Tortured Soul, Reel People, Electric Empire Bah Samba, Kyoto Jazz Massive Live feat. Tasita D’Mour & Vanessa Freeman, Root Soul, Darien, DJ Kon, Simbad, Eddy Ramich, Mad Mats, Alex Barck, Nik “Nippon” Weston, Seiji, Jazzamar, Shacho, Matzz to name a few...
Rustam is one of the graduates of Red Bull Music Academy (Rome/2004). He is producer of Energy FM radio station in Almaty. There are also loads of exclusive music on his own online radio station - Gravity.FM (www.gravity.fm). For more than 12 years his 6 hrs weekly radio shows bring its listeners a unique sound from all over the globe. His dj sets and mixes is an incredible mix of Jazz, Soul, Funk, Latin, Brazilian, Boogie, Disco, Hip-Hop, House, Bass & Dubstep music. His selection is always fresh and eclectic.
Now he is also responsible for organization of Jazzystan Music Workshops in Almaty.
During 2012 Rustam organized 7 big Jazzystan Music Festival events and played at several events in Tokyo (The Room, The JZ Brat) and Moscow (Propaganda, Kult, Soup), on summer
festival SUNSPLASH in Turkey, where he was to perform along with Gilles Peterson, Kenny Dope, DJ Rahaan, Lefto, Phil Asher and others, at Plastic People (London) with Gilles Peterson, in Brussels, in Prague & Hamburg!
You can listen to his new compilations on http://www.mixcloud.com/gravityfm/
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