Eldar Djangirov, also known as Eldar, is an American jazz pianist. He was born in Kyrgyz SSR, Soviet Union to Tanya and Emil Djangirov, and is of Volga Tatar and Russian descent. He grew up in Kansas City, MO from the age of 10 and also lived in San Diego, California during his teenage years. As of 2016, he resides in New York City.
|Birth name:||Eldar E. Djangirov|
|Born:||January 28, 1987, Kyrgyz SSR, Soviet Union|
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About Eldar Djangirov
Jazz artist known as a child prodigy. His playing was praised for its technique and musicality.
He was enrolled in the Interlochen Center for the Arts when he was a young teenager. He later studied at the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California.
He first mastered C Jam Blues, the 1942 jazz standard by Duke Ellington.
He was discovered at nine by jazz aficionado Charles McWhorter. His family moved to Kansas City because of its jazz legacy.
He became the youngest performer to appear on Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz on NPR. He was 12.
Information related to Eldar Djangirov
- Kyrgyzstani emigrants to the United States
- Musicians from Kansas City, Missouri
- Musicians from San Diego
- Jazz musicians from California
- Thornton School of Music alumni
- 21st-century American pianists
- American male musicians