Baku Jazz Festival 2019

Baku Jazz Festival 2019

Baku hosts the Baku Jazz Festival – 2019 from October 18 to 27 under the “more ​​jazz, more intellect” motto. The project director is Leyla Efendiyeva, artistic director is a jazz saxophonist, Honored Artist of Azerbaijan Rain Sultanov. More than 25 concerts and events have been organized with the participation of representatives from Azerbaijan, Germany, Brazil, Russia, China, Turkey and Ukraine. “Baku Jazz Festival – 2019” presents to the public a variety of styles and trends of jazz music – avant-garde, traditional classics, ethno-jazz, symphonic jazz, as well as thematic, practical and informational programs with master classes of musicians, exhibitions of paintings and photographs, lectures on world-wide cinematic jazz soundtracks in the public domain, the international competition of young performers “I am Jazzman”, as well as night jam sessions at the end of concert programs.

The festival takes place at several venues – the Landmark business center, the International Mugham Center, the Azerbaijan State Academic Musical Theater, the Organ Music Hall, Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall after Muslim Magomayev. The Baku International Jazz Festival has been held since 2005. “Baku Jazz Festival” has been a member of the European Jazz Network since 2017.

The opening ceremony of the Baku Jazz Festival 2019 took place with stunning installations on the Maiden Tower, combining interesting music in different directions and styles. The three-hour stunning concert of Azerbaijani and foreign musicians in the old part of Baku – Icheri Sheher ended with a real surprise – 3D mapping, art installation in Jazz style at Maiden’s Tower. The bright opening attracted great attention of residents and visitors of the capital. This year the Baku International Jazz Festival is held for the 14th time and, as always, will become one of the largest events dedicated to jazz in Azerbaijan.

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4 thoughts on “Baku Jazz Festival 2019

  1. Azerbaijan Travel International
    Chloe Johns

    Baku Jazz Festival 2019, one of the most important jazz festivals of its kind in the world, speaks for itself. Meticulous planning takes place all year round to produce a festival that manages artists with up-and-coming names in a programme that is always appealing.
    With best regards Chloe Johns

    12 months ago

  2. Azerbaijan Travel International
    James Denny

    We love jazz and we love Jazz Festival in Azerbaijan is something new to us

    11 months ago

  3. Azerbaijan Travel International
    François Mingolet

    As a jazz lover such event made me incredibly interested in visiting of Azerbaijan!
    In this magnificent land of hospitable people, delicious cuisine and nice ethnic music you feel yourself as at home and respected, despite the fact that you are an alien and the budget is limited!
    Jass Festival is an approval for the great show arrangements!!!
    Thanks Baku!

    11 months ago

  4. Azerbaijan Travel International
    Amelia Vern

    Such a vast and versatile cultural event as Baku Jazz Festival 2019 aims exactly the same direction and brings together historical, national, musical and educational aspects of Azerbaijan people.Evrything were so amazing and magical.With a great pleasure we will come back again.

    8 months ago

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