By Laman Sadigova
Baku Jazz Center will host a bright concert dedicated to the European Games on June 20.
The program will show Sevda Alekperzade, popular jazz singer, the honored artist of Azerbaijan, Isfar Sarabsky, the world-famous pianist and composer, as well as a well-known singer, representative of Azerbaijan at the international contest "Eurovision 2012" Sabina Babayeva.
An evening with the participation of beloved by everyone popular musicians will be an unforgettable gift for Baku residents and guests of the city.
Jazz is a highly appreciated music genre in Azerbaijan. Annual international jazz festivals have been held in the capital Baku since 2002. Baku Jazz Center has been created for development and support of jazz culture in Azerbaijan.
Azerbaijan has its own jazz history founded by Vagif Mustafazadeh. Mustafazadeh managed to make jazz native Azerbaijani. He created a new kind of jazz, a fusion of jazz with a form of indigenous Azerbaijani music, mugham.
The European Games that kicked off in Baku June 12, will last till June 28.
There is a total of 20 sports at Baku 2015: 16 Olympic sports and four non-Olympic sports.
More than 6,000 athletes from across Europe will be representing their nations over 17 days of competition.
Baku was awarded the games by the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in December 2012.
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