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Isfar Sarabski releases new album

03 May 2021 [10:54] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Laman Ismayilova

World-famous pianist and composer Isfar Sarabski has released a new music album.

The music album "Planet" recorded in collaboration with Warner Music Group, was released on International Jazz Day, which is celebrated on April 30, Day.Az reported. 

As the musician says, the music album fully reflects his feelings and word views. The musician pays special attention to the major events that has affected humanity over the past years. Through his music, Isfar Sarabski engages in dialogue with listeners. 

For Isfar, music is dialogue of souls. The musician strives to create a wonderful music to awaken deep human feelings Through jazz music.

"Jazz really helps to find deeper, smaller, but important parts of the soul. It's a kind of code that cannot always be deciphered, but it has a unique shape. That is why I really wanted to define my debut album "Planet" as a jazz album," the musician said.

Notably, Isfar Sarabski has became the first Azerbaijani jazz musician to join Warner Music Group.

Isfar Sarabski is officially included in the Warner Music Group’s extensive music list. 

In 2019, the musician released the music piece "Horses of Karabakh", recorded in partnership with Warner Music Group (WMG).

The final decision was made after the musician's performance at the Jazzahead festival held in Germany.

Isfar Rzayev, better known as Isfar Sarabski, is the great-grandson of opera singer Huseyngulu Sarabski. His musical talent manifested itself at an early age.

Musician began playing the piano at the age of seven. Sarabski studied classic piano for eleven years at the Bulbul Music School. After that, he continued his education at the Baku Music Academy.

He completed his studies at the Academy in 2011, graduating as a classical concert pianist. In the same year the pianist received a scholarship from the Berklee Music College, Boston, and the U.S.

After that, the musician formed the Isfar Sarabski Trio with Moscow-based musicians Alexander Mashin (drums) and Makar Novikov (bass). The trio has performed in many festivals and concert venues across North America and Europe.

Azerbaijan's young virtuoso has performed in the most prestigious concert halls, including the Royal Albert Hall, the Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Miles Davis Hall, the Vibrato Jazz Club, Jazz Club Ronnie Scott's, the Zinco Jazz Club, the Konzerthaus, Asphalt Jazz Club, Duc des Lombards Jazz Club, Porgy & Bess Jazz Club, Bird’s Eye Jazz Club and the Apollo Theater.


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