Eldar Featured on ‘Voice of America’

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 in Eldar Djangirov, News | No Comments

The most celebrated jazz prodigy of his generation, pianist Eldar Djangirov, was recently featured on Voice of America in a special program called Beyond Category hosted by Eric Felten. Born behind the Iron Curtain in Kyrgyzstan, (where his father learned to love jazz listening to VOA broadcasts), Eldar was recognized as a jazz phenomenon before he was a teenager. Eldar performs with his trio at Washington’s Blues Alley jazz club, and talks with Eric about the jazz journey that took him from Kyrgyzstan to Kansas City, to New York and, now, around the world. Click here to watch the segment.

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