By Laman Ismayilova
Azerbaijan's capital is playing host to Baku International Jazz Festival.
The festival brings together talented musicians from around the world.
On October 17, local jazz lovers gathered at the Rotunda Jazz Club to enjoy a concert of Magne Thormodsæter Eurasia Ensemble, Azertag reported.
The ensemble unites musicians from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Georgia and Norway. The music performed by the group is an interweaving of jazz with folk music.
The performance of Magne Thormodsæter Eurasia Ensemble was warmly welcomed by jazz fans.
The energy of live music mesmerized Baku audience.
The Baku Jazz Festival is a forum and musical festival including education (seminars, master classes), competition ("Best Jazz Performer"), a "Kids jazz day", art and photo exhibitions, jam sessions and jazz concerts with the participation of best performers of the world of jazz. It has become a member of the Europe Jazz Network, which brings together 115 members from 34 countries.
Each year the festival prepares programs of great interest and diversity. The festival features extensive and diverse program.
Estonian singer Laura Poldveren will give a concert at Rotunda Jazz Club on October 19.
The French band Trio Initiatives will perform at Rotunda Jazz Club on October 20.
The Swedish band "Music, Music, Music" (October 21) will delight you with superb performance.
Nurlan Abdullazadeh and Afgan Rasul will perform at the Rotunda Jazz Club on October 22.
Moreover, Elvin Bashirov's band will perform a concert at Landmark.
Rotunda Jazz Club will also host a concert of Can Canakkaya and Kagan Yildiz (Turkey) on October 23.
A concert of Kodaly Spice Jazz band will be held at Landmark as well.
Martin Salemi Trio (Belgium) will perform at the Rotunda Jazz Club on October 24.
Helge Lien Trio (Norway) will delight you with their fascinating music at the Rotunda Jazz Club on October 25.
A concert of Michael Pipoquinha (Brazil) await jazz lovers at the Rotunda Jazz Club on October 26.
Belgian Ruben Hein trio will perform at Rotunda Jazz Club on October 27.
The final concert will be held at the International Mugham Center. Famous U.S. musicians Grégoire Maret and Christie Dashiell will perform at International Mugham Center on October 28.
Within the framework of the festival, International Jazz Contest will be held on October 15-18.
Laman Ismayilova is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova
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