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Program of Baku Jazz Festival 2006 was announced

Society Materials 14 June 2006 17:10

From the 19th 27th June a jazz festival will be held in the capital of Azerbaijan Baku which will feature world famous jazz artistes Al Jarreau and Herbie Hancock and musicians from many other countries (Portugal, Italy, Israel, USA, Germany, Canada, Russia and etc.), as well as Azerbaijans own jazz stars. This will be the second festival of such prestige to be held in Baku. Last years principal guest was the legendary Joe Zawinul, with his group Syndicate.

On June 21st and 22nd, in the Heydar Aliyev Palace, there will be concerts by American singer the King of Jazz Vocalists Al Jarreau. At the same venue, the Heydar Aliyev Palace, on June 27th, the headline concert will feature world class jazz musician and eight times Grammy award winner, Herbie Hancock. As in last years festival, there will be jam sessions every evening at 11pm in the Baku Jazz Centre with local musicians and visiting guest performers.

"Baku Jazz Festival 2006" will be held at six venues: Baku Jazz Centre, the Heydar Aliyev Palace, the Shovket Mamedova Opera Studio, the Muslim Magomayev Philarmony, 1033 РЎlub and an open-air stage in Fountain Square.

According to festival producer Rain Sultanov, such musical festivals are especially important for the post-Soviet nations. Today the jazz festival in Baku - the main cultural event of the year - brings together traditions and philosophies from around the world.

Time

Place

Musicians

Price
(AZN)

Monday, June 19, 2006

21:00

Fountain Square
Concert on open Stage

Jazz orchestra Arena (Azerbaijan),
Orient Xpress (Azerbaijan),
Elnara Hasanli & Vitaliy Volkov trio (Azerbaijan),
Tbilisi jazz trio (Georgia)

- -

23:00

Jam Session in
Baku Jazz Center
19 Rashid Behbudov str.

1

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

19:00

Baku Jazz Center
19 Rashid Behbudov str.

Tbilisi jazz trio (Georgia),
Javan Zeynalli trio (Azerbaijan)

15

21:00

Opera Studio
19 Rashid Behbudov str.

Shay & Roni (Israel),
Accabbanna (Italy)

5 - 25

23:00

Jam Session in
Baku Jazz Center
19 Rashid Behbudov str.

1

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

15:00

Opera Studio
19 Rashid Behbudov str.

Young musicians

- -

20:00

Heydar Aliyev Palace
35 Bul-Bul avenue
The plan of the hall

Al Jarreau (USA)

40-100

23:00

Jam Session in
Baku Jazz Center
19 Rashid Behbudov str.

1

Thursday, June 22, 2006

15:00

Opera Studio
19 Rashid Behbudov str.

Young musicians

- -

20:00

Heydar Aliyev Palace
35 Bul-Bul avenue

The plan of the hall

Al Jarreau (USA)

40-100

23:00

Jam Session in
Baku Jazz Center
19 Rashid Behbudov str.

1

Friday, June 23, 2006

19:00

Baku Jazz Center
19 Rashid Behbudov str.

Rafig Velimetov group (Azerbaijan),
Elnara Hasanli & Vitaliy Volkov trio (Azerbaijan)

15

21:00

Opera Studio
19 Rashid Behbudov str.

The plan of the hall

Savab group
& Sevda Alekber-zadeh (Azerbaijan)
,
Jazz orchestra Arena (Azerbaijan)

5 - 25

23:00

Jam Session in
Baku Jazz Center
19 Rashid Behbudov str.

1

Saturday, June 24, 2006

19:00

Baku Jazz Center
19 Rashid Behbudov str.

Barbara Leah Meyer quartet (Canada, Germany)

25

21:00

Opera Studio
19 Rashid Behbudov str.

The plan of the hall

Emil Mammadov trio (Azerbaijan),
Rauf Sultanov quartet (Azerbaijan)

5 - 25

23:00

Jam Session in
Baku Jazz Center
19 Rashid Behbudov str.

1

Sunday, June 25, 2006

19:00

Opera Studio
19 Rashid Behbudov str.

The plan of the hall

GACHAGACH (France),
Emil Ibrahim (Azerbaijan)

5 - 25

21:00

M.Magomayev Philarmony
2,

Istiglaliyyat Street


The plan of the hall

Bobo Stenson trio (Sweden)
& Rain Sultanov (Azerbaijan)

10 - 50

23:00

Jam Session in
Baku Jazz Center
19 Rashid Behbudov str.

1

Monday, June 26, 2006

19:00

Baku Jazz Center
19 Rashid Behbudov str.

Vagif Sadykhov group (Azerbaijan)
& Karina Kozhevnikova (Russia)

20

20:00

M.Magomayev Philarmony
2,

Istiglaliyyat Street


The plan of the hall

Shahin Novrasli (Azerbaijan)
& his New York friends

10 - 50

21:30

"1033" Club
1033 Izmir str.

Maria Joao & Mario Laginha quartet (Portugal)

50

23:00

Jam Session in
Baku Jazz Center
19 Rashid Behbudov str.

1

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

20:00

Heydar Aliyev Palace
35 Bul-Bul avenue

The plan of the hall

Herbie Hancock quintet (USA)

40-100

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