Jazz it Up in Azerbaijan! Baku Jazz Festival 2018


For true connoisseurs of music – mainly jazz – we recommend spending the second half of the month at Baku Jazz Festival 2018. On October 14-28, the capital of Azerbaijan will dance to musical improvisations of famous performers. This year, a grand concert of a genius of soul music and funk Omar Lye-Fook, who will celebrate his 50th anniversary at the festival, will open the show.

Artists from more than 14 countries will show their mastery in various genres of jazz. На ивенте выступят: Laura Põldvere (Estonia), “Music, Music, Music” (Sweden), Can Çankaya and Kagan Yildiz (Turkey), trio of Martin Salemi (Belgium), trio Helge Lien (Norway), band “Kodaly Spicy Jazz” (Hungary), jazzman and popular pianist Leonid Ptashka in duo with a virtuoso guitar player Hasan Bagirov. Found in the list your favorite artists? Then Baku Jazz Festival 2018 is the event you can’t miss!😉


The festival will also host the international competition of young jazz performers “I am Jazzman!” and the art exhibition by Jamali Rahmanly, “Jazz Towers of Azerbaijan”. Finally, under the “Classics of the genre of jazz” rubric, new movies will be presented.

Ready to dance? 😊 Because it will be impossible to resist!