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Azerbaijani pianist performs at Caucasus Jazz Festival

20 June 2017 14:52 (UTC+04:00)
Azerbaijani pianist performs at Caucasus Jazz Festival

By Laman Ismayilova

Acclaimed Azerbaijani jazz pianist and composer Salman Gambarov successfully performed at the Caucasus Jazz Festival in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Kavkaz Jazz is the only one non-commercial jazz festival in the region, which includes an educational component.

Together with Georgian jazz musicians the festival was attended by artists from Azerbaijan, Turkey and other countries.

Salman Gambarov is a creative person without habitual frames. His aspiration for folk jazz is revealed in a soundtrack written by film to a silent film "Latif" and also in a "East or West?" project music to which was written in a London studio called "The Premises”.

In 1996, Salman founded a music band called "Bakustic Jazz".

"Bakustic Jazz" participated at different festivals in Azerbaijan and far from its boundaries, such as "GIFT-Tbilisi" (Georgia), "Oriental Jazz Fest" (Germany), "Baku International Jazz Festival" (Azerbaijan), "Moscow Festival named after Vagif Mustafazadeh" (Russia), "Zelt-Musik-Festival" (Freiburg, Germany), "Astana Blues" (Kazakhstan), "Montreux Jazz Festival" (Switzerland), "Kaunas Jazz" (Lithuania), "Beethoven Fest" (Bonn, Germany), "Culturescapes" (Switzerland) and others.


Laman Ismayilova is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova

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