February 28, 2021

Announcing: The Hajibeyli International Composition Competition

The National Music & Global Culture Society, in collaboration with the Azerbaijan-American Music Foundation, announces the inaugural Hajibeyli International Composition Competition to recognize outstanding new full-scale musical works inspired by […]
February 6, 2021

Gara Garayev: Sailing in Stormy Seas

Artists can be compared to ships: some remained anchored in harbors or sailed only in safe, calm seas near the land. Others are brave enough to […]
November 27, 2020

Shusha: The Music Capital of Azerbaijan

Shusha: The Music Capital of Azerbaijan is courtesy of Dr. Zemfira Safarova, a well-known academician, and musicologist from Azerbaijan. The article is dedicated to the fascinating […]
May 14, 2020

Asaf Zeynalli: “Fantasy in Mugham Style” Contest

The Azerbaijan-American Music Foundation is announcing an online competition for the best performance of the “Fantasy in Mugham Style” for violin and piano by Asaf Zeynalli, […]
March 20, 2020


March 16, 2020, marked the 80th Anniversary of the eminent Azerbaijani jazz pianist Vagif Mustafazade (1940-1979). It is with joy and pride we announce the release […]
December 17, 2019

The Iconic, Irresistible Mustache, Fitted Slacks and Leather Jacket: Remembering jazz pianist and composer Vagif Mustafazadeh

Mid-2001, I said goodbye to my favorite city of Amsterdam, The Netherlands where I lived from 1997 and successfully landed in North Texas, USA.  This intercontinental […]
November 2, 2018
AAMF Carmel Klavier

Happy, Full of Music Holidays!

Dear Friends of the American-Azerbaijan Music Foundation, We would like to take the opportunity and end the wonderful 2018 year by launching the AAMF BLOG page […]