Jazz festival to be held on occasion of Vagif Mustafazade’s 75th jubilee

Baku: A “Vagif-style” jazz festival dedicated to Vaqif Mustafazade’s 75th jubilee will be held in Icherisheher on March 16, APA reports.

Supported by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Icherisheher State Historical-Architectural Reserve Administration, sponsored by Gilan Holding, technically supported by the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic, and organized by the Voice of America television agency, the festival will be attended by the country’s renowned and young jazz performers.

The conventional “Vagif-style” festival, consisting of two-parts, will get started with a visit to Vagif Mustafazade’s grave. Guests and media representatives will hold a memorial day in Mustafazade’s house, which is situated in Icherisheher.

In the museum-house, visitors will be familiarized with unique exhibits.

During the festival, which will be hosted by Rahib Azeri, Jazz masters will perform some part of Mustafazade’s songs in the same style, and other parts in their own styles.

SOURCE: Azeri Press News Agency