B/Y Organism

The New Beginning

Release: 6th of July, 2020 (Alessa records)

The New Beginning is the debut album from a young ambitious Czech project called B/Y Organism.

Sliding between piano and organs; duduk and balalaika; drums and electronics; the album blends together styles such as world music, Americana, ambient, blues and jazz.

“Melodic & playful – this album is contagious!”
– skjazz.sk

B/Y represents the names of the two bandleaders, Bulatkin and Yakovlev.

At 20 years of age, Daniel Bulatkin is already one of the leading voices of the young jazz generation in the Czech Republic. Despite his youth, he has already collaborated with world-renowned musicians including Ulf Wakenius, Justin Faulkner, Tineke Postma and Gergo Borlai.

Kirill Yakovlev is a skilled crossover guitarist and composer well-known from his previous project CIRILIC, but also from his extensive as sideman.

The project is completed by collaborations with in-demand European drummers Utsi Zimring and Petr Nohavica, pioneering a new fusion of genre and sound in the organ trio paradigm.

Their debut album “The New Beginning” was released in 2020 under Austrian label Alessa Records and presents 11 original compositions.


DANIEL BULATKIN(CZ/RU) – organ, piano & synth
KIRILL YAKOVLEV (CZ/RU) – guitar, duduk & balalaika
UTSI ZIMRING (IL) – drums & percussion
PETR NOHAVICA (CZ) – drums & percussion

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