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Azadi Amaan

County: Mason County




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Azadi Amaan (they/them) creates vulnerable, evocative, heartfelt solo piano music that invites listeners on a co-created journey.  

Azadi’s vocal cords were damaged in a surgery when they were a baby and they learned how to play piano before they could speak. The piano awakened something inside of them. Music allows them to take their life experiences and translate them into a universal medium – sound.  

In the face of adversity, music facilitates hope. Azadi’s compositions explore loss, grief, connection, healing and joy. Through teaching piano and sharing their compositions, Azadi continually discovers the ability to ignite these feelings in others. 5 years ago, they released an improvisatory solo piano album, ‘A Place Of Peace’. As they’ve grown and changed as a person and a musician, the stories that have burst forth from their fingers and onto their recent album, ‘The Light In Dark Spaces’, are unlike any they’ve recorded before.  

Azadi is currently composing a full length album that shares their experiences through the COVID-19 pandemic.  

They currently lives in Olympia, WA. In addition to making music, Azadi enjoys tending to his small homestead farm (with goats and chickens), cooking delicious gluten-free meals, trying not to kill his houseplants and reading paperback books. 

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