He studied in Kyiv Institute of Music named R.M. Gliera under conducting of outstanding Ukrainian jazz musicians as Igor Zakus, Aleksander Saranchin, Dmitriy Aleksandrov, Vladimir Shabaltas, Artem Mendelenko, Nataliya Lebedeva collecting more and more valuable experiences. In the Institute he nearer faced jazz and improvisational music, quickly becoming part of Ukrainian young jazz scene. He played in concerts with Kiev Art Ensemble conducted by Honoured Artist of Ukraine - pianist Vladimir Solyanik, big band of the International Jazz Academy leading by Arc Ovrutski playing with Gregory Porter & Larry Willis.
Sergey performed on various Ukraininan and international festivals including Cherkassy Jazz Fest, Jazz Koktebel, Saulkrasti Jazz Fest (Latvia), Slavyanskiy Bazar in Vitebsk (Byelorussia) and others, played on Jazz Evenings by A. Kogan in Arena Entetainment, attended the international jazz master classes ChoJazz 2010 (Poland); has been playing with various singers and musicians and appearing on radio and TV. An important role in his life plays the band - Markov Brothers Quintet. The band was created by Sergey together with his brother Oleg Markov - talented drummer and young jazz star of Ukraine.
The idea was to create a fresh sounding, contemporary group that combines lyrical, extended-form compositions with high energy improvising. Currently Sergey has been touring with jazz cabare leading by outstanding Ukrainian pop & folk singer O.Skrypka as well as involving in numerous other creative projects, performing in clubs and concerts. ___________________________________________________ Sergey plays both the soprano & tenor saxophones in various styles of music such as Jazz, Swing, Fusion, Latin and World Music. He was influenced by Dexter Gordon, Hank Mobley, Art Blackey, Dizzy Gillespy, Stan Getz, Art Farmer, Wayne Shorter, Thelonius Monk, Sonny Rollins, Sonny Stitt, Cannonball Adderley, Joe Henderson, Bud Shank, Paquito d'Rivera, Stefano di Battista, Michael Petrucciani, Oskar Peterson, Christian McBright, Stevie Wonder, Charles Mingus, Eric Alexander, Joshua Redman, Wincent Herring, George Coleman and others. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..