His first musical experiences, studies and impressions were created in a vast ocean of sounds and different styles from Russian folkloric music and Orthodox Russian church Gregorian chants, to Middle Eastern rhythms from Azerbaijan from American R&B , Blues, Pop, Rock, and Soul music, to the unlimited creative side of Jazz and Classical music.
His Biggest influences and inspirations were from artists such as Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, Nina Simone, Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, James Brown, and Prince as well as British and American Rock Pop bands such as The Police, Peter Gabriel, Pink Floyd , Genesis , Paul Simon ,Brian Eno and Jimi Hendrix. He was also influenced by the Jazz Legends John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock and much more, who defined his personality as a musician, performer, and composer.
In 1992, after his graduation as an arranger, composer and saxophonist at Baku National Conservatory of Azerbaijan in the midst of a war and ethnic political and geo conflicts between Azerbaijan and Armenia during separation from the USSR, and after when Gen Nady petition to become a Russian citizen and political refugee was denied by the Russian Federation Government. Gen Nady was forced to leave the ex-USSR and was thus persecuted by the rebel Azerbaijani military regime for being a human rights activist and for his disagreement to participate in a civil war between Azerbaijan and Armenia, thus, Gen Nady became \”a man without a country\”.
Gen Nady left his country and traveled to Cuba and then to Latin America where he started a new life and submerged himself by studying and exploring Afro-Cuban and Latin Jazz music forms. Then he discovered and mastered Afro-Peruvian music and rhythms from the World Music singer and Grammy Nominee Susana Baca and the well-known Afro-Peruvian percussionist Julio \”Chocolate\” Algendones. He integrated these newly learned styles such as Festejo, Lando and Zamacueca from Peru as well as sounds from a vast range of Latin American influences derived from the music of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, and Brazil to create a unique fusion of multi-cultural sounds that are reminiscent in his works as a composer and performer.
During his decade-long stay in Latin America Gen Nady not only toured to perform his own works, by also worked as a collaborator, and producer, producing an array of live multi-media concerts for many well-known Jazz, Rock, and Pop artists.
In addition to his musical experiences, Gennady also dedicated his life to support educational and charitable organizations dedicated to children and teenagers in governmental schools and communities throughout Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, and Chile through Government supported sponsors like Yamaha Musical Instruments and National Institutes of Culture.
His breakthrough and debut as an eclectic composer, performer and producer in USA took place in October 2008 at the Wilshire Theatre in Los Angeles, where he presented his groundbreaking World Music and Electronic Multimedia Project that gathered many artists from Latin America and Spain and was dedicated to special guest Quincy Jones and his charity organizations \”Millennium Promise\” and \”Malaria No More\” hosted by renown writer and motivational speaker Tony Robbins.
Visionary Gen Nady moves freely from Jazz to Rock and Pop music as a performer and composer and his influences blend sounds From World Music with Eclectic fusion and Electronica infused with the beats of the lost corners of tribal Latin America.
Gen Nady currently lives in the USA, producing, collaborating, and supporting several musical projects in the studio. He also produces live shows in association with Los Angeles-based Dreamscape Studios, and Miami-based \”The Avenue of Sound\” record studios, Jensen Communications, and Universal Music. In addition, Gen Nady lends his composing talents to many up and coming artists, musicians, and filmmakers.
During Gen Nady\”s pilgrim travels around the globe he shared the stage, studio, have been involved in different multimedia projects and live shows with:
Hollywood Music In Media Awards,Quincy Jones & Millennium Promise Charity Organization ,Latin Grammy Nominee Composer and Singer — Gian Marco, Writer and Motivational Speaker Tony Robbins, Hispanic Group Company Miami ,Telemundo , Miami ,Jensen Communications Publishing agency Los Angeles, Dreamscapestudios Los Angeles, Guru Rendezvous Films, Miami , Buster Cooper (ex-Duke Ellington Orchestra), Kenny Drew Jr., Herbie Hancock and his Thelonious Monk Quintet, Drum & Percussion Legend Alex Acuña, Drum Legend Jerry Brown, Kenneth Crouch, Baron Miller, Holland & Europe Saxophone Star – Hans Dulfer, Justin Timberlake – Composer and Producer John Wilson, Latin America Pop Star Jorge Pardo, Latin America Pop Star Patricia Loayza, Jon Secada Armenian and Middle Easter Pop Star Andy Madadian and with many other composers and creative musicians worldwide.
One of the recent 2017 music projects fully produced by Gen Nady EP titled \”Nomadic Love\”. EP was mixed and mastered in NYC by re-known producer and sound engineer Marc Urselli the entire work is primarily dedicated to World Music and eclectic mix of ethnic, folk beats and original melodies fused with deep rock beats and analog synthesizers
all songs performed by famous world music singer Madina Amin includes special guests as Dave Weckl & Dave Frangioni on drums (USA) , Mauricio Rodriguez on Bass ( Cuba ) , Hernesto Ermosa on Flamenco Guitars ( Peru ).