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Baku Jazz Festival to feature striking live performances

BAKU, 4 days ago

The 17th edition of the annual international Baku Jazz Festival, known for the diverse representation of jazz music, will run from September 23 – 30 hosting some of the top jazz musicians with live performances in the Azerbaijan capital.

From the early 80s, Baku became one of the jazz hubs in the region and ever since gathers musicians from all over the world. This year is not an exception and musicians from 14 countries, including Azerbaijan, Türkiye, Italy, France, Luxembourg, Hungary, Switzerland, Norway, Israel, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Brazil and Argentina will come together in Baku for the celebration of music.

Versatility of jazz music is perfectly emblematized at the Festival in Baku. This week of fascinating music journey allows guests to enjoy the diversity of jazz music with contemporary jazz, traditional classics, bebop, jazz-rock, electro jazz, bossa nova, cool jazz, ethno jazz and more.

Besides jazz shows, participants can attend Dancing Jazz Art exhibition at QGallery, Jazz Movie Day at Yarat Contemporary Art Space and presentation of Vinyls & New Series of Jazz Brandy at Jakonda. Festival attendees get the opportunity to rediscover Baku by taking a ride on the City Jazz Tour Bus with live music. Midnight Jam Sessions will be the perfect end to the day as they merge the audience into the unique atmosphere, rejuvenating their body and soul. Here participants can spend great quality time with friends, enjoy the music and dance to the tunes of nocturnal Baku.

Attending the festival guests get the opportunity to discover some of the best and trendy venues across Baku including International Mugham Center, Heydar Aliyev Center, ADA University, Yarat Contemporary Art Space, QGallery, Enerji Club, Port Wine & Grill, Jakonda and Madrid Restobar. A full list of scheduled events can be found at bakujazzfestival.com/. Tickets to the shows are already on sale and can be purchased at iticket.az/events/baku-jazz-festiv, ranging from AZN15 ($8.8) -AZN150 ($88).

Azerbaijan conquers the hearts of every visitor with its rich history and culture, scenic landscapes and delicious cuisine. Baku, immersed in the atmosphere of jazz, is even more spectacular. The ancient walls of Old Town and contemporary ambience added by modern architecture, leaves every tourist speechless.

As a country with an emerging winemaking industry, Azerbaijan offers everyone to try its exquisite local wines and learn about winemaking at the scenic vineyards. Regions of Azerbaijan with lush and picturesque nature are a perfect option for hiking or simply nature getaways. – TradeArabia News Service




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