Musician, drummer, percussionist
Alexander Seleznov is a well known drummer from Kyiv, Ukraine. He has worked with artists and bands such as great Ukrainian and worldwide bands: Eugen Khmara, NENSI, MamaRika, Rowan Pattison trio, Hillsong Ukraine, Laud, Piano Flamenco Band, Bryats-Band, Ars Nova, Grandeur of the Seas Orchestra and many others.
Growing up in a family of musicians, from childhood, he listened to vinyls of classical music and The Beatles records.
In 2008 Alexander graduated from Kyiv University of Culture and Arts where he studied in class of professor George Chernenko.
2006 winner of the «Muztorg Drummers Contest»,
2007 winner of the «Muztorg Drummers Contest»,
2007 finalist of «Baltic Drummers League».
In 2015 Alexander became a winner of «Modern Drummer Hero 2015» contest, Shannon Leto noticed:
«They were all great, the one who stands out the most is Alexander. I like the way he let the song breathe and not over-do the drumming, but still adding his personality to it.
— Alexander Seleznov».
In 2020, Alexander Seleznov got a scholarship under program of Minister of Culture and National Heritage of Poland - «GAUDE POLONIA» and made educational project for drummers led by famous Polish drummer Krzysztof Gradziuk.
Also, Alexander Seleznov is co-founder of «SKYSTICKS Drummer’s School», author of fun video drums lessons «Drum Licks for IT people» and «Funny Drums», author of the first Ukrainian drum book - «#IMADRUMMER. Super method of studying drums.»
In March 2020, the release of the first EP - "Freedom". At th recording of the mini-album took part Orest Filipov, Vladimir Lebedev, Alexei Nesterenko and hip-hop star - J Scope. All arrangements belong to the famous sound producer, artist of the label Trippy Code Records - Nikita Schur (Rafthouse).
Discography, as a sideman:
Bryats Band - «Бряц-Band» (2008)
Hillsong Kiev - «Неразделимы» (2010)
Hillsong Kiev - «Ритм благодати» (2012)
Hillsong Kiev - «Бог есть Любовь» (2011)
LAMPA - «Wormwood» (2015)
LAMPA - «Too Late» (2016)
Bryats Band - «Acoustic» (2016)
Lake Placid - «Rock is Still Alive» (2017)
Jabberheads - Birds Of November (2020)
As a leader:
Single «No More Wars» (2019)
EP «Freedom» (2020)
Single «Хвилі» (Waves) feat. Марта Любчик (2021)