JAZZ AT THE TOP
18,19,20 AUG 2021 at 9pm
at 9 pm
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City: Baku, Azerbaijan
Year of foundation: 2021
Jazz At The Top
The club "Jazz at the Top" was establiched by two great musicians Rain Sultanov and Shahin Novrasli.
The non-profit association "Jazz at the Top" is a jazz and music club with a various programms. Jazz at the Top is a place where musicians and any individual has a musical get-together, discussions and confrontations.
Our main focus is a providing different articulation possibilities of the both local jazz scene and new development prospects (for example: working with foreign musicians).
Moreover, the club, which operates as a meeting place of the local national creativity, experience sharing, dealing with stylistic and aesthetic borders, is a musical experimentations for a variety of projects, a Runway for continuous operation and development.
As the world evolved, jazz in Baku has reached the highest status to date. Despite the difficulties of the Soviet period, when this music was forbidden and musicians who played jazz were locked up in prison, it survived and its popularity grew.
In the ’70s, Baku was called the Mecca of Jazz. "Jazz-Mugam", the musical style, created in Azerbaijan a mix of jazz and ethnic music, became exceptionally popular around the world. Today, an annual Baku Jazz Festival brings together tens of thousands of fans and hundreds of thousand of musicians.