Sasha Mashin was born in 1976 in St. Petersburg, Russia. In 1991 he joined the Kvadrat jazz-club where he met many jazz musicians of St. Petersburg.
After studying for two months at the Musorgsky Music University, he decided to start his professional career as an artist and quit the university.
In 1998 moved to Moscow where he kept busy collaborating with some of Russia’s best jazz musicians.
In 2005 Sasha Mashin participated in the educational program Open World Program USA in New York and played with such legends as Clark Terry, Kenny Barron and Jimmy Heath
at the Blue Note Jazz Club.
Since 2008 busy traveling around the globe with Isfar Sarabski band.
Sasha Mashin performed with a long list of musicians such as
Benny Golson, Clark Terry,
Jimmy Heath, Kenny Barron,
James Spaulding, Eddy Henderson, Steve Slagle, Gary Smulyan, Larry Schneider, Mark Turner, Donny McCaslin, Rosario Giuliani, Alex Sipiagin, Isfar Sarabski, Dhafer Youssef
and many others.
Since February 2022 living in Italy and collaborating with Alex Sipiagin, Isfar Sarabski, Rosario Giuliani, Luca Mannutza, Antonio Farao', Dado Moroni, Rocco Zifarelli.