Former Finance Minister and now Deputy Chairman of the Economic Council under the President of Russia, Chairman of the Center for strategic research
Alexey Kudrin, the group of saxophonist Igor Butman played drums in the framework of the Moscow international festival “jazz at the old fortress”, which was held on 30 November in the capital.
For the economist Kudrin is not new. Graduated secondary school N17 in Arkhangelsk, Kudrin still there played drums in the school vocal-instrumental ensemble “Invention”. And, they say, played well. The head of the group was Eugene Mishchenko, who is now the composer of the Arkhangelsk drama theatre.
His Hobbies Kudrin did not hide and play, when I have the chance. So, during the celebration of its 50th anniversary in 2010, he played a few songs from the repertoire of the Beatles.