Completed Petrazavodsk Russian Conservatory in 1976. Before
he completed his studies; he was already pursuing his passion for jazz
and received a jazz laureate award at The Stavropol Jazz Festival. He
worked in some leading Russian Jazz and Jazz/Rock bands such as 'Ermitage'
and 'Alegro'. Vitaly recorded music for the famous film studio Mosfilm.
Later, he joined the Berlin Orchestra of Radio and Television and frequently
toured Europe, Africa, Latin America - 59 countries in total. Vitaly recently
moved to Melbourne.