Finding Fellowship in the Ashug Community
The memoir of an American musician who immersed herself in the Azerbaijani ashug world.
Prisoner No.4390: The Tragic Story of Azerbaijan’s First Professional Female Pianist
The sad fate of Khadija Gayibova, Azerbaijan's first female professional pianist
East to West: Layla and Majnun Under NYC Lights
There are few stories in world literature as enduring as Layla and Majnun. Versions of the Arabic legend, which is known as the Romeo and Juliet of th
Azer Rzazade: From Baku to La Scala
The latest edition of the Qabala International Music Festival was held in Azerbaijan from 29 July to 3 August.
Barrel Jazz Nights
Jazz with friends – These four September days brought a new positive energy to a Baku public long raised on jazz
EMANATION - MUSIC TO SAVOUR
Shahin Novrasli is a name that will surely become more widely known across the world. (Visions of Azerbaijan, Winter 2008)
DIHAJ - A EUROVISION ETUDE
One dark day in January found us upstairs in Casual Brasserie, awaiting Baku’s leading exponents of experimental doom pop.
Les 2 Mondes: Mugham in Mulhouse
There is a certain charm to the small cities of Europe, with their quiet, calm, unhurried setting.
MUSIC MUST BE HEARTFELT
Ruslan Agababayev was born in Baku on 16 March 1976 into a family of doctors and musicians. Having enrolled in the piano classes of Olga Khomenchuk