Amina Figarova is without doubt one of the most productive jazz composers and talented jazz piano players from Europe. Born in Baku, Azerbaijan, and now living in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Amina started playing piano and composing at a very early age. She studied as a classical concert pianist at the Baku Conservatory, jazz performance at the Rotterdam Conservatory and the Berklee College of Music in Boston.
Amina Figarova, piano
Bart Platteau, flutes
Ernie Hammes, trumpet
Mark Mommaas, tenor saxophone
Jeroen Vierdag, bass
Chris “Buckshot” Strik, drums
What Other People Have Been Saying...
“…Amina Figarova boasts a graceful and erudite piano style, but her second instrument is her band. A first rate jazz pianist, Amina Figarova… is staking out her ground as a top level composer-arranger” -Dan McClenaghan, All About Jazz.com