Art of Jazz – Amina Figarova Sextet

Hailing from the country of Azerbaijan, the New York-based Amina Figarova is an internationally recognized composer, pianist, and bandleader. Those three roles come to the forefront in Figarova’s sextets, bands with a remarkable chemistry that brings her detailed arrangements to life. Every member of the group stands out as a first-rate individual, but their dedication to Figarova’s eclectic and powerful compositions gives the group its depth of feeling and elite status. The Amina Figarova Sextet has been a hit at major festivals as well as jazz festivals throughout the world.  For 20 years, from the groundbreaking 9/11 tribute September Suite to the 20th anniversary highly acclaimed Road to the Sun project, Figarova has been one of the most prominent composers in jazz.