A classically trained pianist in his native Russia, Maslov was introduced to jazz through the music of Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson and others. He worked to develop his own style and, before emigrating to the United States in 1989, he performed with the likes of Brubeck, Pearl Bailey, Louie Bellson, Gary Burton, Steve Swallow, Pat Metheny, and others.
Piano prodigy from St. Petersburg, Russia now residing in the USA, Eugene Maslov is a critically acclaimed pianist, composer and arranger deeply rooted in contemporary post-bop jazz. Whether performing as leader or sideman, Eugene is a first rate artist and his passion for music continues to inspire legions of jazz fans from around the globe. He has recorded and performed with Shirley Horn; Toots Thielemans; Gary Burton; Hubert Laws; Omar Hakim; Eddie Gomez; Vinnie Colaiuta and Bob Sheppard to name a few.