Baronin Anton


Born in Obninsk, Russia, Anton Baronin comes from a family of musicians. At the age of four he started playing the piano and the cello. At the age of 6 he entered Central music school without passing exams and studied with the teacher Yelena Hoven.

Having finished Central music school, Anton entered the Music Faculty of the P.I. Tchaikovsky State Conservatory of Moscow, where he became fond of jazz and began to take jazz improvisation classes with Mikhail Okun.

Having graduated from the conservatory he started the career of a jazz pianist. Anton Baronin has collaborated with German Lukianov, Bril brothers, Anatoliy Gerasimov, Vitaliy Golovniov, Boris Kurganov and others. Together with the saxophonist Sergei Golovnya, double bass player Yevgeny Onishenko and drum player Igor Ignatov he created a quartet that performed experimental jazz music.

In 2000 he was invited to play with Igor Butman Big Band and Quartet, and he plays with them nowadays.

Anton Baronin has participated in various projects with such performers as Benny Golson, Michael Brecker, Wynton Marsalis, Guy Barker, George Benson, Paul Bollenback, Randy Brecker, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Bill Evans, Joe Locke, Carmen Lundy, Kevin Mahogany, Alex Sipyagin, Steve Slagle and others.

He is also the founder of his own project – Orchestra 2.0 Trio, which combines jazz and academic music.

He was destined to become a virtuoso. Firstly, he was born and grew up in a musical family. Secondly, in his early childhood, with four years, he started taking lessons of cello and piano. And without exams he entered the prestigious music school by the Moscow Conservatory. He was only six.
Later he had a dream - a tour with Whitney Houston. As he said himself, not even to play solo, but just to be there in the same troupe, and be aware of thimself as part of her work. Here he is, Anton Baronin.