Amina Figarova Sextet

Amina Figarova Sextet

Amina Figarova Sextet

Alex Pope Norris [trumpet]   Bart Platteau [flutes]   Marc Mommaas [tenor saxophone]   Amina Figarova [piano]   Yasushi Nakamura [bass]   Jason Brown [drums]


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Amina Figarova, a Baku, Azerbaijan-born, classically trained pianist and composer, leads her sextet in the music of her highly acclaimed, recent release Blue Whisper. Her deeply personal, highly evocative responses to social turmoil, distinctive personalities she’s encountered, and universal transitions of life inform this music. The Jazz Police reports, “This is a band that built its reputation playing original repertoire, each musician a powerful soloist in his or her own right; yet it is their signature interplay that moves the Amina Figarova Sextet above and beyond the vast majority of large chamber ensembles in modern jazz and places the pianist among the top echelon of composer/bandleaders….”