Art of Jazz | Amina Figarova Sextet
Friday, November 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$35
Amina Figarova Sextet
Friday, November 11 at 8 pm
Hailing from the country of Azerbaijan, the New York-based Amina Figarova is an internationally recognized composer, pianist, and bandleader. Those three roles come to the forefront in Figarova’s sextets, bands with a remarkable chemistry that brings her detailed arrangements to life. Every member of the group stands out as a first-rate individual, but their dedication to Figarova’s eclectic and powerful compositions gives the group its depth of feeling and elite status. The Amina Figarova Sextet has been a hit at major festivals like the Newport Jazz Festival and New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival as well as jazz festivals throughout the world.For 20 years, from the groundbreaking 9/11 tribute September Suite to the 20th anniversary highly acclaimed Road to the Sun project, Figarova has been one of the most prominent composers in jazz. For this performance, she will bring an ensemble of 6 award-winning international jazz artists:
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About Art of Jazz
During the past 20-plus years, Art of Jazz has earned a reputation as one of the premier jazz series in North America. Join us for an exciting season focused on the art of composing in jazz.Some of the best artists, composers, and arrangers in jazz will present unique musical projects that will feature Grammy winners and nominees as well as competition winners in four riveting performances.
Tony Zambito, Producer
A program of Kleinhans Music Hall