Aziza Mustafa Zadeh

COMPOSERS: Aziza Mustafa Zadeh
LABELS: Columbia
WORKS: Dance of Fire
PERFORMER: Zadeh (p, vcl); Bill Evans (saxes); Al Di Meola (g); Stanley Clarke or Kai E Karpeh De Camargo (b); Omar Hakim (d)
CATALOGUE NO: 480352 2 (distr. Sony Jazz)
Since the world is not awash with Azerbaijani jazz-cum-folk-singer-pianists, Zadeh can rightly claim to be unique. Simultaneously as engaging as she is haunting, here is a new slant on the jazz vocal, just when you thought everything had been said on the subject. Stuart Nicholson