Misha Feigin was born and raised in Moscow and known as one of Russia’s premier guitarists. He released two albums on the state label Melodiya. Since moving to the U.S. in 1990, Misha has been featured on National Public Radio and BBC. He has toured throughout North America and Europe releasing ten CDs in America and Germany, and two in Great Britain on Leo Records.
Misha shared the stage/recorded with Elliot Sharp, Dave Liebman, Eugine Chadbourne, Ken Vandermark, Peter Kowald, LaDonna Smith, Davey Williams, Ami Denio, and Serguei Letov.
Misha Feigin performed on many prestigious stages such as Moscow’s Concert Hall Russia, Washington’s Kennedy Center, Vancouver Jazz Festival, and Winnipeg Folk Festival. He lives in Louisville, Kentucky.
Misha Feigin won the Thomas Merton Prize for Poetry and was awarded the Al Smith Fellowship for Creative Nonfiction. His books include a novel Searching for Irina and a book of poetry, The Last Word in Astronomy, both by Fleur Publishing.
Misha’s latest book is a collection of poetry, Abraham’s Bagel by Avid Readers publishing Group.