Music: Amina Figarova Sextet

With over a dozen discs in her catalog, Amina Figarova stands as a true compositional innovator, experimenting freely with Funk/Fusion, Avant Garde and new perspectives on the post-Bop '50s/'60s Impulse!/Blue Note era. Figarova's compositions are elegant

While Amina Figarova’s credentials and talents as a Classical concert pianist are evident, she has found a greater affinity for Jazz trailblazers like Wayne Shorter, Miles Davis, Horace Silver and Bill Evans, among others.

But Figarova is no mere stylistic parrot. With over a dozen discs in her catalog, she stands as a true compositional innovator, experimenting freely with Funk/Fusion, Avant Garde and, as evidenced on her latest recording, Above the Clouds, new perspectives on the post-Bop ’50s/’60s Impulse!/Blue Note era. Figarova’s compositions are elegant and finely structured, a perfect creative union of artistic soul and musical intellect.

With her amazing sextet, featuring her husband Bart Platteau on flute, Figarova offers an incredibly nuanced performance, effortlessly weaving all of her stylistic strengths into a moving live presentation, making her one of the most sought after artists on the global Jazz festival circuit.

She plays the Blue Wisp Jazz Club with her sextet. Get show details and more Sound Advice here.


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