March 27 1927. In Baku was born the world’s famous musician, outstanding cellist, maestro Mstislav Rostropovich. The creative atmosphere, which reigned in the house of Rostropovich, and musical evenings played the most important role in formation and profession selection of young Mstislav. It is not accidental that the first piece of music of Mstislav Rostropovich, “Polka”, was written under the effect of that musical medium, in which he was growing in Baku. After their stay in Baku from 1925 to 1931 the family of Rostropovich moves to Moscow.
One of the best jazz pianists in Eastern Europe, Aron Talas, as part of the Aron Talas Trio, performed on the stage of the Baku Jazz Festival 2019.
The event aroused great interest on the part of Azerbaijani young musicians, who took an active part in communication with Belgian musicians.
The press conference addressed issues of an open concert at the Maiden Tower, the festival’s beginning, the international contest of young performers "I’m Jazzman" and film part program of the jazz festival