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ZJAZZ Quartet"Volcano" Group
Irina RodilesEmil Ibrahim & Friends
Sevda AlekperzadeShahin Novrasli

from June 22

The next, the third in a row Baku International Jazz Festival was held from the 7th of June 2007 to the 14th. As in the past years the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Youth and Sport of Azerbaijan, Friends of Azerbaijan Culture Foundation and Baku Jazz Center were the organizers of the Festival...>>>


Alexander Oseychuk - Janna Ilmer Quintet (Russia)

Alexander Oseychuk - Janna Ilmer Quintet (Russia)

Alexander Oseychuk – alto saxophone
The honored artist of Russia, professor of Russian Academy of Music named after Gnesins in classes of special saxophone and jazz ensemble, Member of Composers Union of Russia, author of the "School of jazz improvisation for saxophone" (issued by "Kifara", 1997). More than 30 years on jazz scene; performed on International jazz festivals: Belgrade – 1975 and 1985; Leipzig – 1985; Sofia –1986; Prague – 1986; "North Sea Jazz Festival –1988" (Holland), Jakarta – 1988, Vladivostok – 1994; Arkhangelsk – 1995; Orenburg – 1996 and 2002; Moscow – 1998, 1999; Ufa – 2000; "Jazz province" – 1997–2000, 2003, 2004 and 2006; Omsk – 2002; Tumen – 2002; Ekaterinburg – 2002; Perm – 2002; Rostov-na-Donu – 2003; "All Jazz Stars" Jazz festival, Moscow – 2004, 2005, 2006; VII International Jazz Festival 2005 in Chelabinsk and others.
Toured in Denmark, Germany, USA, Bulgary, Yugoslavia as well as within the country: Krasnoyarsk, Kursk, Sankt-Petersburg, Ufa, Yaroslavl, Samara, Nijniy-Novgorod, Tver, Chelabinsk, Arkhangelsk, Rostov-na-Donu, Norilsk, Salekhard, Surgut and others.
Performed with the stars of world jazz such as Joe Henderson, Bobby Hutcherson, Jerry Dajen, Mel Lewis, Marshall Kays, Michael Brecker, Didier Lockwood and others.

Janna Ilmer – soprano and alto saxophones
Laureate of 1st All-Russian competition of young jazz performers in Rostov-na-Donu in 1990. Teaches in classes of special saxophone and jazz ensemble in Moscow regional college of arts (МОКИ), the senior lecturer in Russian Academy of Music named after Gnesins in classes of jazz ensemble and basis of improvisation.
Performing on jazz scene for more than 10 years. Soloist of "JVL" big-band in 2004-2005 leaded by V.Lifshic, soloist of "Green Wave" ensemble leaded by Alexander Oseychuk since 2006. Performed in All-Russian and International jazz festivals. Toured in Hungary, Poland, USA.
Performed in quartet of Anatoliy Sobolev, with stars of American jazz Alexander Sipagin and Boris Kozlov, as well as legendary American drummer Ed Tigpen. Trained on musical faculty of Louisville university, US in July 2006 by G.Eibersold, D.Baker and D.Libman.

Zinger Alexander – drums
Young and talented performer. Laureate of IV All-Russian competition of jazz performers in Rostov-na-Donu in 2001, laureate of "DoDg 2002" International Competition. Performed with the stars of Russian and American jazz: Deborah Brown, Jimmy Owens, Milcho Leviev, Alexy Zubov, Valery Grokhovsky, Igor Butman, Anatoly Kroll and others.

Rodion Gobarov – piano
1st award laureate of "Grand piano in jazz" pianists competition, Moscow 2004. Laureate of "DoDg 2005" International Cometition in nomination of the best pianist of jazz ensemble.
Performed with the stars of Russian jazz: Valery Kiselev, Konstantin Gorshkov, Irina Tomaeva and others, as well as with the stars of American jazz: Ginn Jackson, Alexander Sipagin, Adam Rogers.

Andrey Aminov – double bass
Young musician, who successfully performed on Moscow jazz scene. Performed in jazz festivals of Arkhangelsk, Sankt Petersburg, Samara, Moscow.

Time Date Place Price, AZN
11:00 June 8 Baku Jazz Center
18:30 June 8 Baku Jazz Center 10