“Among the most important composers to come into jazz in the new millennium.” – JazzTimes
Originally from Azerbaijan, the New York-based Amina Figarova is an internationally influenced and recognized composer, pianist, and bandleader. Those three roles come to the forefront in Figarova’s sextet, a band with remarkable chemistry that brings her world music 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 this 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. With her 2018 release, Road To The Sun, Amina Figarova celebrates the 20th anniversary of her band.
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Amina Figarova Sextet
Amina Figarova is without doubt one of the most productive jazz composers and talented jazz piano players from Europe. She studied as a classical concert pianist at the Baku Conservatory, jazz performance at the Rotterdam Conservatory then the Berklee College of Music in Boston. In 1998 she was accepted into the prestigious Thelonious Monk Jazz Col... more info