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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Amina Figarova: Road To The Sun

Read "Road To The Sun" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Pianist Amina Figarova, born in Baku, Azerbaijin, experienced one of the United States' darkest days--the 9/11/2001 terrorist attack--up close, from the vantage point of a friend's apartment in Brooklyn. The experience resulted in the creation of perhaps the most poignant and heartfelt artistic representations of the event, Figarova's sextet recording September Suite (Munich Records, 2005), an ...

NEWS: EDUCATION

Jazz Education in New York City

Jazz Education in New York City

The New York Jazz Workshop announces the creation of a new structure to provide affordable Jazz education in New York City. Starting with 3 jazz workshops in August 2009, the New York Jazz Workshop will offer ongoing classes for adults and young adults starting in September. The New York Jazz Workshop faculty is comprised of many well ...