Amina Figarova is a globe-trotting Azerbaijan-born, Rotterdam-based composer/pianist/bandleader with more than a dozen recordings to her credit. With her husband, Bart Platteau, Figarova arranges for her sextet, playing artful and heartfelt changes on the urbane, bluesy lyricism originally developed by the likes of Miles Davis, Horace Silver, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, et al.
Amina Figarova - piano (New York, USA - Rotterdam, the Netherlands - Baku, Azerbaijan); Bart Platteau - flutes (New York, USA - Rotterdam, the Netherlands); Ernie Hammes - trumpet (Luxembourg); Marc Mommaas - tenorsax (New York, USA - Amsterdam, the Netherlands); Jeroen Vierdag - bass (Amsterdam, the Netherlands); Chris "Buckshot" Strik - drums (Breda, the Netherlands); Special guest: Jackie Ryan - vocals (Mill Valley, CA)
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