Discography

as leader (composer / performer / arranger):
2017 – “Footwork
2016 – “Datuna: Portrait of America” official soundtrack
2015 – “Finding Babel” official soundtrack
2014 – “No Refund on Flowers” with Ljova and the Kontraband
2012 – “Melting River” – issued as a download in 2012, vinyl with bonus tracks, 2014
2011 – “Lost in Kino” with Romashka, Wu Man, Tall Tall Trees, Kálmán Balogh and others
2008 – “Mnemosyne” with Ljova and the Kontraband, guests Frank London, Uli Geissendoerfer, William Schimmel, Alon Yavnai and Marcus Rojas
2006 – “Vjola: World on Four Strings” – reissued in 2011
… hear all of these releases at the LISTEN page!

as composer:
2016 – duoJalal: “Shadow & Light” (Bridge Records) – includes “Shadow & Light”
2013 – Brooklyn Rider: “A Walking Fire” (Mercury Classics) – includes “Culai” and “Budget Bulgar
2012 – Spark: “Folk Tunes” (Deutsche Grammophon) – includes “Budget Bulgar” and “Old Lautar”
2011 – Tim Fain and Pei-Yao Wang: “River of Light” (Naxos) – includes “Sicilienne
2011 – Julia Kogan: “Troika” (Rideau Rouge Records) – includes “The Rain has Flown”
2011 – Keve Wilson: “Pure Imagination” (Composers Concordance Recordings / Naxos) – includes “Plume
2010 – Spark: “Downtown Illusions” (ARS Produktion) – includes “Tango Heavy”
2009 – The Knights & Jan Vogler: “Experience: Live from New York” (Sony Classical) – includes “Garmoshka
2008 – Brooklyn Rider: “Passport” (In a Circle Records) — includes “Plume” and “Crosstown
2003 – Soheil Nasseri: “Soheil Nasseri plays Yedidia, Zhurbin & Zyman” (21st Century Classical) – includes “Sicilienne

 

as arranger:
2016 – Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road Ensemble: “Sing Me Home” (Sony Classical) – arrangement of “Green (Vincent’s Tune”) by Wu Man
2014 – Kronos Quartet: “A Thousand Thoughts” (Nonesuch) – transcription of “A Thousand Thoughts”
2011 – Alondra de la Parra, Natalia Lafourcade, Ely Guerra Denise Gutiérrez: “Travieso Carmesí” (Sony Classical) — all arrangements
2011 – The Knights: “A Second of Silence” — arrangement of Schubert’s “Gretschen at the Spinning Wheel”
2010 – Alondra de la Parra: “Mi Alma Mexicana” (Sony Classical) – arrangement of “Sobre las Olas”
2009 – Osvaldo Golijov: “Tetro” (Sony Classical) – arrangements
2009 – The Knights and Jan Vogler: “Experience: Live from New York” (Sony Classical) – all arrangements, except Hendrix
2009 – Kronos Quartet: “Floodplain” (Nonesuch) – arrangement of “Oh Mother, the Handsome Man Tortures Me”
2008 – Brooklyn Rider and Kayhan Kalhor: “Silent City” (World Village) – arrangements of “Silent City” and “Parvaz”
2008 – Jan Vogler and friends: “Tango” (Sony Classical) – arrangement of “Libertango” by Astor Piazzolla
2009 – Osvaldo Golijov: “Youth Without Youth” (Sony Classical) – arrangements
2007 – Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road Ensemble: “New Impossibilities” (Sony Classical) – arrangements of music by Kayhan Kalhor & Rabih Abou-Khalil
2006 – Matmos: The Rose Has Teeth in the Mouth of a Beast (Matador Records) – arrangement of “Solo Buttons for Joe Meek” with Kronos Quartet
2005 – Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road Ensemble: “Silk Road Journeys: Beyond the Horizon” (Sony Classical) – arrangements of music by Kayhan Kalhor & Sandeep Das
2005 – Kronos Quartet & Asha Bhosle: “You’ve Stolen My Heart – Songs from R.D. Burman’s Bollywood” (Nonesuch) – transcriptions from original sources

 

as violist:
2016 – Sam Sadigursky: “Follow The Stick” (Brooklyn Jazz Underground Records)
2016 – Sofia Ribeiro: “Mar Sonoro” (independent)
2015 – Petros Klampanis: “Minor Dispute” (Inner Circle Music / EMI)
2015 – Lara Traum: Crypto Jewish Melodies: Semitic Sounds of Russian Extraction (Independent)
2014 – Zing Along Ensemble “Zing Along Shabes” (Independent)
2014 – Banda Magda: “Yerakina” (GroundUp / Ropeadope)
2014 – Guy Barash: “Facts about Water” (Innova)
2013 – Inna Barmash: “Yiddish Lullabies & Love Songs” (Independent)
2013 – Jean Rohe: “Jean Rohe & The End of the World Show” (Laundry Line Records)
2013 – Emika: “Dva” (Ninja Tune)
2013 – Magda Giannikou / Banda Magda: “amour t’es là?” (Edizioni Musicali Magdalini)
2013 – Fall on Your Sword: “We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks” (Backlot Records / Universal)
2012 – Fernando Otero: “Romance” (Soundbrush Records)
2012 – Sofia Ribeiro: “Ar” (independent)
2012 – Ryan Rumery: “Beyond the Horizon” (Independent)
2012 – Ryan Rumery: “Ivanov” (Independent)
2012 – Fall on Your Sword: “Nobody Walks” (Lakeshore Records)
2011 – Marta Topferova: “The Other Shore” (World Village)
2011 – Petros Klampanis: “Contextual” (Inner Circle Music)
2011 – Fall on Your Sword: “Another Earth” (Lakeshore Records)
2010 – Nina Nastasia: “Outlaster” (Fatcat)
2010 – The Knights: “New Worlds” (Sony Classical)
2010 – Amy Correia: “You Go Your Way” (Junketboy)
2009 – The Knights and Jan Vogler: “Experience: Live from New York” (Sony Classical)
2009 – Ronen Landa: “Picturebooks” (Love the Duck)
2007 – La Mar Enfortuna – “Conviviencia” (Tzadik)
2006 – Marta Topferova: “Flor Nocturna” (World Village)
2006 – Assif Tsahar & KJLA Quartet: “Solitude” (Hopscotch Records)
2005 – Golijov / Berio: “Ayre” (Deutsche Grammophon)
2005 – Angus Martin: “Presqu’ile” (Soluna)
2005 – Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road Ensemble: “Silk Road Journeys: Beyond the Horizon” (Sony Classical)
2003 – Heavenly Lullabies “Heavenly Lullabies” (independent)
2002 – Assif Tsahar: “Fragments” (Hopscotch Records)
2001 – Orchestra of S.E.M. Ensemble / Petr Kotik: “Morton Feldman: The Turfan Fragments” (Dog w/a Bone)
2001 – George Davidson: “Allure” (GDP)
2001 – George Davidson: “With Love” (GDP)
2001 – George Davidson / Eugenio Leon: “Twin Strings II” (GDP)

LJOVA (Lev Zhurbin) - film composer, arranger, violist | music for film, Ljova and the Kontraband, and other projects

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