ILYA DYNOV // Europe April 2024

April 25th, Jazz Kaffee Damast, Kortrijk, Belgium – 19h

April 26th, 27bFlat, Brugge, Belgium, 20h30

April 30th, JazzClub ZWE, Vienna, Austria – 20h

May 2nd, Het Bruggenhuis, Geraardsbergen, Beglium – 20h30

November 26th, 2023 - 7-9PM

Ilya Dynov presents newly composed music, combined with jazz standards at Flushing Town Hall Queens.
November 26th, 7-9PM
Featuring world’s top musicians Stacy Dillard on sax, Dave Kikoski on piano and Lonnie Plaxico on double bass.


Ilya Dynov Trio ft. Bill Cunliffe

6th – The Grape, Ventura, CA – 7PM
7th – Clinic at SCUF, Fullerton, CA – 8PM
8th – Ravenscroft, Phoenix, AZ – 7PM
10th – Dizzy’s San Diego, CA – 8PM

Bill Cunliffe – piano
Will Lyle – double bass
Ilya Dynov – drums


Ilya Dynov is a New York based internationally acclaimed drummer, vibraphonist and percussionist. He has been cited many times in international press, as “a virtuoso, “’“fantastic,” and “astonishing.” Ilya has performed internationally on major festivals and clubs as a drummer, soloist and ensemble musician. He’s been featured at the Bohemia Jazz Festival Czech Republic, Vilnius Mama Jazz Festival Lithuania, Internationales Jugend-Musikfestival, Germany, Sfinks Mixed Festival Antwerpen, Belgium, and Landjuweel Festival, Belgium. Jazz-club performances include Ravenscroft, Phoenix, AZ, Jacques Pelzer Jazz Club Liege, FatCat, Bar Next Door , 55Bar in NY, Bacchanale, and Gasa Gasa in New Orleans and many European jazz clubs.


In New York City, Ilya has been leading his own band. On April 16th 2023, Ilya released his debut album “Bridges” with all original music featuring master players Alex Norris on trumpet, Grammy award-winning Lonnie Plaxico on bass and Jihee Heo on piano. The album has been received with praise by international press for Ilya’s work as a drummer, composer and ensemble leader. He has also been involved in variouse groups such as The Woodsiders Collective and MicroCorgi with the New Orleans pianist Andrew McGowan and Japanese NY based guitarist Yuto Kanazawa. They brought out the album MicroCosmos on November 20th 2020, that has received great reviews internationally. 

Live@55Bar, NYC, April 2019


Ilya has been leading his own band touring most recently at the West-Coast of the US featuring the Grammy Award winning pianist Bill Cunliffe including venues in California and Arizona, including a masterclass at CSUF.  Ilya did a successful CD-release tour in Belgium in April 2023 and April 2022 with his piano trio formation featuring top Belgian and New York musicians. His own group also performs regular in New York City.  Ilya also toured in South-Korea, Germany, Czech Republic, Lithuania, etc. as a sideman, including major festivals such as Bohemia Jazz Fest Czech Republic, Vilnius Mama Jazz, etc.


As a soloist, Ilya was invited 3 times in a row to perform as a at the Internationales Jugend-Musikfestival’ in Rodachtal Germany. The performances have been praised in the German press and has been described as virtuoso, astonishing and fantastic by major newspapers, among them the German major media company Infranken.de. The first time he performed the marimba concerto of Séjourné as a soloist with orchestra, the second time he performed as a vibraphone solist performing the vibraphone concerto of SaverioTasca. Because of the succes of the previouse two festivals, Ilya was invited a third time and performed in duo with a classical singer!
Next to this he was invited to perform two solo percussion concerts as well as a masterclass, invited by ‘Conservatoriu Crba’ in Beja, Portugal.


As a percussionist, Ilya is a basic member of the international percussion group, the “Bracket Percussion Ensemble”. Together with the Bracket Percussion Ensemble, Ilya created innovative projects connecting Western and Eastern Cultures, including the popular musical theater production “Vlinders” (“Butterflies”), resulting in many leading festival and venue performances in Belgium including the Festival of Springs in Bozar, Brussels, Sfinks Mixed Festival Antwerpen,  Boze Wolf International Festival, Aarschot, Landjuweel Festival Gent, Liefde tussen de Lijnen Festival, Oostende, Chinese Moon Festival at the MAS Antwerpen, ACPB Lunar Festival in University Gent and T-Group Leuven, De Centrale Gent, etc. Ilya was cited with the Bracket Percussion by major Chinese and Chinese-Belgian press, including Chinese Radio International, Oushinet.com, Sing Tao Daily (European Edition) and Chinacityinfo.be.


Ilya Dynov has also performed with acclaimed orchestras and ensembles including “Orchestre Royal Philarmonique de Liège”, playing major venues including the Musikverein Vienna, Austria; Salle de Philarmonie de Liège, Belgium.

Ilya Dynov is a Russian/Belgian musician holding a Masters in Arts Degree at the Royal Conservatory of Music, Word and Dance, Antwerpen, Belgium.