Azerbaijan’s Jangi to perform at ethnic festival in St. Petersburg
Azerbaijan’s Jangi ethno-jazz band will take part in the Music of the World ethnic festival to be held in St. Petersburg on August 10-11.
The band includes People's Artists Mirjavad Jafarov (oud), Mirjavid Jafarov (tar), Honored Artist Ruslan Huseynov (bass), Nijat Bayramov (drums), Vasif Huseynzade (piano) and Amina Kaykun (vocal).
The Azerbaijani musicians will perform on the opening day of the festival, August 10. On the next day, Mirjavad Jafarov will hold a master class for 150 people, will be devoted to Azerbaijani national musical instruments, Trend reported.
The event will gather the best ethnic musicians from Russia and the neighboring countries. The festival will feature ethnorock, ethnojazz and ethno-electronic styles.
The project includes creative meetings and workshops with musicians playing exotic instruments and the craftsmen who make these instruments.