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Eldar Djangirov releases Classical and Jazz projects simultaneously

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"A sparkling command of the instrument." - Chick Corea

"An uncompromising clarity of rhythm, timing and sound that is pure light."
Jan Vogler, Dir., Moritzburg Chamber Music Festival

Grammy® Nominated Pianist Eldar Djangirov has just released his new Jazz Trio recording and his solo Classical debut on Motema. Few artists could record and self-produce two albums over the course of one week in different genres and at different locations. 

Breakthrough, the Jazz CD was recorded at Avatar Studios(NYC) and  feature bassist Armando Gola and drummer Ludwig Afonso the 2 musicians who worked on Eldar's 2009 Sony disc: Virtue.  Breakthrough breaks through with this powerful trio led Djangirov, a truly ambidextrous pianist and remarkable musician. The disc also features guest vibraphonist Joe Locke "Blink" and saxophonist Chris Potter on the title track. Eldar's arrangements of Irving Berlin's ballad "What'll I Do" and the whimsical Redd Evans/David Mann composition "No Moon at All." There's even a cover of Radiohead's "Morning Bell."

The Classical disc titled: Bach/Brahms/Prokofiev is a solo piano CD and Djangirov's classical debut. Recorded at Manhattan Center Studios(NYC), the pianist expands upon piano war horses and the result is a hybrid recording that will satisfy both Classical and Non-Classical listeners.