By Laman Ismayilova
Famous Azerbaijani jazz group Afshin Alizadeh Quintet has performed at Baku Jazz Festival 2019.
For young jazzmen, participation in Baku Jazz Festival provides a significant incentive for further creative activity. The audience was mesmerized by the captivating performance of the young musicians.
Afshin Alizadeh, the leader of the group is a participant of Kavkaz Jazz Festival, Baku Jazz Festival, One Caucasus.
Baku Jazz Festival 2019 was held in Azerbaijani capital on October 18-27. The festival brought together musicians from Azerbaijan, Turkey, Hungary, Poland, Sweden, etc.
The festival offered a wide range of music styles and trends: avant-garde, traditional classics, ethno-programs, and symphonic jazz.
Baku Jazz Festival operated in several venues: Landmark Business Center, International Mugham Center, Musical Comedy Theater, Chamber and Organ Music Hall (Kirche).
The highlight of jazz festival was the midnight jam session. Baku Jazz Festival also supported these world festival traditions, rooted in the jazz composition "Round Midnight", must-know for jazz lovers.
Baku Jazz Festival has been held since 2005 and has proven itself as one of the biggest cultural events in Baku for more than a decade.
Baku Jazz Festival and related advertisement are broadcasted in Euronews TV channel. In 2006, it was included in the list of the top biggest jazz festivals worldwide.
Since 2017, the festival joins the Europe Jazz Network. Baku Jazz Festival is also a member of UNESCO International Jazz Day Celebration.
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