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
JAZZ – A MELLIFLUOUS AZERBAIJANI EXPORT
In Soviet times, attitudes towards jazz across the USSR varied according to the prevailing political climate.
Touring with Muslim Magomayev
My mother once told me a way to tell if a singer is really good: If his or her voice gives you goosebumps, then that voice is really something. It
Jazz Centre Out, Jazz Club In
Wailing and gnashing of teeth is a mite strong, but hearts certainly sank when news got out that Baku’s Jazz Centre had closed for good in the