Olesya Yalunina



Olesya has been playing classical piano since the age of 7, then graduated from high school and moved to Saint-Petersburg and decided to stay there. She started studying classical vocal and fell in love with jazz. Graduated from Saint-Petersburg University of Culture and Arts and in 2011 met her teacher, NYC based vocalist JD Walter and spent about 8 months in NY improving her skills of arranging, improvisation and vocal technique.
In 2014 Olesya recorded first album in NYC. Almost 4 years she sings in a duo with guitar player Alexey Degoosarov, with her own band, and recently started to teach jazz harmony and vocal.