Russian guitarist and composer living and working the last 15 years in Europe.
Evgeny Makarov was born in Smolensk, Russia, in 1970. At the age of
15, he started playing the guitar. But he really forms himself playing
blues and rock music. His start in free improvisation dates from a tour
in Germany in 1995 with the jazz quartet formed by his father Vladislav
(who was one of the pioneers in the field of free improvisation during
the pre perestroika period.), "the Vladislav Makarov Quartet". During the
next ten years, he divides his time between theatre and music, he goes
on a training course to become an actor at the Dramatic Art Institute of
Smolensk and receives his diploma in 1992.
Since 2002, he has started composing. In particular he composed for a young French poet who performed
in Berlin in the «Slam Poetry» evenings. Together with Vladislav Makarov and Valia Chesnais, a grouphas been launched by Evgeny -- the «New Russian Project». The group played at the «Mudd club» in Berlin and recorded an album «Hot Summer in Berlin Live «. At the end of the year 2003, he completed his first solo album «Eleguitarycally» ,and composes for a theatre-dance show, «Das alte Kind».

Among his latest projects should be Xtra-trio with Paul Scwingenschlög and “ Trio Cortège” with Alexei Borisov and Valia Chesnais Among other Makarov’collaborations are the joint projects with the Henry Kaiser, Gary Lucas(USA), Edgard Hirt, M.Veborg(Germany), Gilles Aubry(Switzerland), Markus Godwyn (England) Andrei Izdebski (Poland), Mark Sarrazy (France) Nikolai Rubanov, Dmitri Kahovski,Alexei Borisov, Andrej Bavtchenkov ,Ildar Harissov( Russia ), Anton Nikkila ( Finland ), Sören Roulf (Sweden ),Raul Colosimo (Italy) Evgeny also collaborates with the artist Viktor Nikolaev and dancer Andrey Beresin (Pina Bausch group) Also Evgeny taking part at such wellknown international festivals
as SKIF (SPB/Moscow 2004 - 2006), 100 Crad (Berlin 2003), TABU ( Berlin 2007)

Since 2008 he live and work in Brussel
 

Selected discography

First Solo Album " Eleguitarycally "

Xtra - trio " Hot Summer in Berlin"

Vlad Makarov - Cello

Paul Scwingenschlög - Trumpet

Evgeny Makarov - Guitar

Second Solo Album " Segreti "

Defragment Trio

Vlad Makarov - Cello

Gilles Aubry - Electronics

Evgeny Makarov - Guitar

Trio Cortege

Alexey Borisov - Electronics

Valia Chesnais - Voice

Evgeny Makarov - Guitar

Evgeny Makarov - Favorites 2011