‘Under Azeri Fire’ – from Couleurs Jazz magazine

Two of the brightest stars of contemporary jazz-mugham are the pianists Shahin Novrasli and Isfar Sarabski. In this article, reproduced with permission from Couleurs Jazz, Marion Paoli, Chief Editor, surveys the work of both musicians in the wake of Shahin’s Bayati CD, released on the French ‘Beejazz’ label, and Isfar’s concert during the Festival Jazz à Saint-Germain des Prés.

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