Vagif M ustafa zadeh. V.Mustafa zad eh and his daughter. Ni]K. biography. 16.03.1940 was born in Baku. 1963 graduated from Baku State Musical technical school named after Asaf Zeynalli. 1970 Led a vocal quartet "Leyli".
16.03.1940 was born in Baku.
1963 graduated from Baku State Musical technical school named after Asaf Zeynalli.
1970 Led a vocal quartet "Leyli".
1971 - 1977 Founded a vocal instrumental group "Sevil".
1977 - 1979 Led an instrumental group "Mugam". Was a laureate of the Soviet Union wide jazz festival "Tallin - 66", "Tbilisi - 78".
1978 was awarded with the first premium at the 8th international misic festival in Monaco.
Jazz is a life
VagifMustafazadeh was born on March 16, 1940 in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan SSR. Vagif's name was chosen by the renowned poet, SamedVurgun, on the request of his mother. Vagif is an Arabic word that means "Extremely Knowledgeable". In the year of 1965 he quit the conservatorium and went to Tbilisi to lead the "Orero" musical ensemble. Later he created the "Qafqaz" (Azerbaijani for Caucasus) jazz trio at Georgian State Philarmony. In 1970 the "Leyli" women's quartet and in 1971 "Sevil" vocal-instrumental ensemble were assembled by him. Between 1977-1979 until his death he led the "Mugham" instrumental ensemble which was also organized by him.
Jazz Mugam is born
Daughter was born to Eliza, and they named her, Aziza. Now in her late 20s, she has became one of the stars of jazz music, just like her father was. In 1978 Vagif took first place for his performance of "Waiting for Aziza," at the 8th International Jazz Festival in Monaco.Other jazz pianists had a great respect for Mustafazade. Once, when Vagif was playing in the Iveriya Hotel in Tbilisi, the famous American jazz pianist and master of blues, B. B. King, heard him and remarked, "Mr. Mustafazade, they call me the 'King of the Blues,' but I sure wish I could play the blues as well as you do."
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