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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Amina Figarova: Twelve

Read "Twelve" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

Calling Amina Figarova merely a jazz impressionist does injustice to the full breadth of the pianist's vision and does not reflect the uniqueness of her artistry. That said, most of her compositions do have an impressionistic bent. The nocturnal “Shut Eyes, Sea Waves...," for instance, on Twelve (her twelfth release as a leader), uses her cascading ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Amina Figarova: Twelve

Read "Twelve" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Change is in the air that pianist/composer Amina Figarova is breathing. While the personnel from her previous outing is still intact, and her personal aesthetic remains largely unaltered, she comes to this album with a different worldview and a new place to call home. The Azerbaijan-born Figarova and husband/band mate/flautist Bart Platteau had been based in ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Internationally Renowned Pianist/Composer Amina Figarova Celebrates New CD Twelve With 12-City U.S. Tour, May 3-18

Internationally Renowned Pianist/Composer Amina Figarova Celebrates New CD Twelve With 12-City U.S. Tour, May 3-18

Twelve to be released May 1 on German In + Out label Tour Dates May 3-18 in New Orleans, Detroit, Cleveland Heights, NYC, Albuquerque, NM; Fresno, Bakersfield, Half Moon Bay, CA; Seattle, WA; Missoula, MT; Portland, OR; Pittsburgh, PA “A skilled and imaginative composer…Born in Azerbaijan and based in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Figarova brings a remarkably broad range of ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Dutch Jazz & World Meeting 2010: December 1-3, 2010

Read "Dutch Jazz & World Meeting 2010: December 1-3, 2010" reviewed by John Kelman

Dutch Jazz & World Meeting
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
December 1-3, 2010
As difficult as it can sometimes be to appreciate how far jazz has evolved since making its first infant steps in the United States at the beginning of the 20th Century, it's equally remarkable to consider the scene in Europe. Beginning as a relative ...