“...his command of the instrument is beyond staggering.”
-Bob Doershuk, Downbeat


Djangirov’s playing is, simply, flawless.”
-Jeff Tamarkin, All Music Guide


“A sparkling command of the instrument - a wide and fine combination of musical approaches - new horizons for music.  With my compliments and admiration.”
-Chick Corea in Breakthrough liner notes


“He’s a genius beyond most young people I’ve heard.”
-Dave Brubeck in The New York Times


“[Eldar] generates enough energy to power an entire city block along the way... Breakthrough is a portrait of the artist as a young man, but this young man already knows who he is, what he wants to say, and how he plans on saying it... brilliant Breakthrough.”
-Dan Bilawsky, All About Jazz

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FEBRUARY 9, 2014

I'm very excited about upcoming performances in Rochester, Boston, Washington DC, Tokyo, and Berk's Jazz Festival. Please visit the TOUR page for latest updates.

NOVEMBER 16, 2013

Latest great press about Eldar:

*Review of Eldar JAZZ POLICE.

*Interview and write up in the HUFFINGTON POST.

*Interview with Eldar in KEYBOARD MAGAZINE.

*Review of Eldar's concert at Berk's Jazz Fest in READING EAGLE.

*Interview with Eldar at STUDIO JAMS.

*Eldar featured in USA TODAY.

*Review of "Breakthrough" at ALLABOUTJAZZ.COM.

*Feature on GRAMMY.COM.

MARCH 9, 2013

Video and full track performance of "Point of View Redux:"

BREAKTHROUGH is number 2 (for several weeks) on the Jazz Week chart for jazz radio play across US. Thanks so much for your support in playing and requesting the music.

New Album BREAKTHROUGH available now

New Album BACH/BRAHMS/PROKOFIEV available now

JANUARY 23, 2013

An episode posted a while ago:


AUGUST 24, 2012

During the last several weeks, I was on tour playing at Moritzburg Festival in Germany as well as a solo concert in Vilnius, Lithuania. Concerts at Moritzburg Festival included a trio performance, a solo piano performance, and a string quintet performance. Here are some photos (courtesy of photographer Oliver Killig) from the recent performance that took place at Volkswagen Phaeton Manufacturing Factory on August 11, 2012:


MAY 29, 2012

Had a wonderful run at the Blue Note in New York City.  All shows were amazing and the audiences gave so much positive energy.  Thanks to Ludwig Afonso, Armando Gola, Chris Potter, Karrin Allyson, and Joe Locke.  It was a blast making music that week.  Much love to all the fans in New York City for coming out to the Blue Note.  Shout out to everyone working at the Blue Note for making sure this run was so successful!!  Here are some bootleg clips from the week of performances:


Also, nice performance from Montreal Chamber Music Festival concert:



MAY 12, 2012
New York City fans!  Come to BLUE NOTE JAZZ CLUB on May 20th, 22nd, and 23rd.  Three nights of wonderful concerts featuring Eldar Djangirov Trio (Ludwig Afonso-drums; Armando Gola-bass) plus a different guest every night joining the band for a few songs each set. Tickets will go fast; these performances are not to be missed.  Get your tickets now!  

May 20 - ELDAR DJANGIROV TRIO plus special guest saxophonist CHRIS POTTER

May 22 - ELDAR DJANGIROV TRIO plus special guest vocalist KARRIN ALLYSON

May 23 - ELDAR DJANGIROV TRIO plus special guest vibraphonist JOE LOCKE

Note: Pat Martino was originally to be special guest for all three nights, but will not be able to join due to illness. Wishing him a swift recovery.  

For all upcoming tours, visit the TOUR page.


APRIL 10, 2012
The duo tour with Pat Martino on the West Coast was a blast.  He's a great musician, wonderful human being, and he plays so much guitar. Very inspiring.  Also, just played a great gig at the Berks Jazz Festival as a double bill with Anat Cohen quartet, who sounded fantastic.  It was my first time playing in Reading, PA at Berks Jazz Festival, and the crowd was enthusiastic.  I want to thank all the fans for coming out to that concert!  

An awesome review came out in the Reading Eagle entitled "Eldar dazzles in Jazz Fest debut."


FEBRUARY 3, 2012
New videos uploaded in the VIDEOS page.  Watch exciting new performances.


FEBRUARY 1, 2012
A redesigned website is up!  Please sign up for the mailing list on the bottom for updates.

2011 has been an exciting year.  A new solo piano record “Three Stories” was released followed by tours through Germany, Switzerland, Croatia, Canada, Japan.   Concerts were played at the Kennedy Center, McCarter Theater, Ravinia Festival, Yoshi’s, Monterey Jazz Festival, San Francisco Jazz Festival, as well as San Diego Symphony and the Russian National Orchestra.