Rain Sultanov is leading jazz saxophonist who has made a huge contribution to the development of jazz culture in Azerbaijan. Not many were able to walk such a turbulent and interesting creative path, rich and full of musical events, as Rain Sultanov. He is a person whose work is always of interest to the world's experts of high music. Rain's music carries a lot of sense and leads one to a deep thought.
Rain Sultanov was born on April 29, 1965 in Baku, Azerbaijan. After graduating from a music school as a distance student, specializing in clarinet and surprising his teachers with hard work and natural talent, Rain demonstrated his extraordinary ability for the first time. In 1985, Rain Sultanov was awarded at the Republican clarinetists contest.
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The music played with a deep feeling. I enjoyed it very much - Joe Zawinul.
The quality of musicianship, interaction and parlando is at times on a good and inspired level - Manfred Eicher, ECM Records
Rain Sultanov is a great saxophone player and composer, with his music he has a lot to say - Dagobert Bohm, Ozella Music