Sasha Mashin


h 9:00 – 12:00
Saint Louis
via urbana, 49/a

Russian drummer Sasha Mashin will give a free masterclass introducing his in-depth drum study workshop.

This first meeting dedicated to students of Drums of all levels will discuss the approach to learning processes: how to learn how to learn.

What is the way to learn most efficiently and quickly; how not to be a drummer but a musician; how to “not waste time” literally and figuratively.

Masterclass Sasha Mashin
Friday, May 12, 2023
h 18:30 – 20:30
Saint Louis via urbana, 49/a

Sasha Mashin was born in 1976 in St. Petersburg, Russia. In 91 he joined the Kvadrat jazz-club, where he met many St. Petersburg jazz musicians, and in 98 he moved to Moscow, where he collaborated with some of Russia’s best jazz musicians.

In 2005 Sasha participated in the Open World Program USA educational program in New York and played with legends such as Clark Terry, Kenny Barron and Jimmy Heath at the Blue Note Jazz Club.
Since 2008 he has been traveling all over the world with the Isfar Sarabski band.

Sasha Mashin has performed with a long list of musicians such as Benny Golson, Clark Terry, Jimmy Heath, Kenny Barron, Johnny Griffin, LewTabackin, James Spaulding, Eddy Henderson, Steve Slagle, Gary Smulyan, Larry Schneider, Mark Turner, Donny McCaslin, Rosario Giuliani, Alex Sipiagin, Isfar Sarabski, Dhafer Youssef and many others.

Since February 2022 he has lived in Italy and collaborated with Alex Sipiagin, Rosario Giuliani, Antonio Farao’, Robert Bonisolo, Pietro Tonolo, Paolo Birro, Mauro Negri, Michele Calgaro, and Dado Moroni.