By Laman Ismayilova
Baku Summer Jazz Days continues to bring the energy level up with each concert.
International Mugham Center hosted a concert of national pianist Elchin Shirinov and a trio of famous Hungarian jazzmen of Andras Des (percussion), Marton Fenyvesi (electric & acoustic guitar), and Matyas Szandai (Double bass) on June 5, Trend Life reported.
This is an international jazz project that was repeatedly demonstrated at foreign festivals.
Addressing the event, Hungarian Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Viktor Szederkenyi expressed gratitude to the organizers of Baku Summer Jazz Days, stressed that the project is a bridge of culture between countries and peoples.
The host of the evening, famous radio and TV host, jazz expert Rahib Azeri spoke about the traditions of jazz music in Azerbaijan, as well as about the musicians who created the new international quartet - Elchin Shirinov (pianist), Andras Des (percussion), ), Marton Fenyvesi (electric & acoustic guitar), and Matyas Szandai (Double bass) .
The band has repeatedly participated in foreign festivals. Its album "Maiden Tower" was released in 2016, and finally, its presentation took place in Baku.
Compositions from the album, a new song by Elchin Shirinov "Halo" and the folk song "Sari Galin" in his musical arrangement caused a storm of applause.
Baku Summer Jazz Days prepares a lot of pleasant surprises for its guests. Five concerts with musicians from different countries are organized as part of the project.
American funk bass player and singer Nik West will give a concert on June 7.
On June 8, the audience will enjoy renowned musicians from France - the duo Jacky Terrasson (Piano) and Stephane Belmondo (trumpet) with their new project titled TERRAMONDO (Mother).
The foyer of the International Mugham Center presents an exhibition of young Azerbaijani artists who were inspired by the jazz music.
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Laman Ismayilova is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova
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