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Anar Isayev

Music has always been a huge part of Anar's life. He was born and raised in Baku, Azerbaijan, a small town by the Caspian Sea. Since his childhood he's been exposed to a wide variety of music including the ancient Azeri style of music - 'Mugham'. At the time he turned 19 in 1997 Anar signed his first professional contract with a classical quartet and toured all around Turkey. After touring, Anar came home to join the rock band 'Coldunya', nationally recognized by the Azerbaijan National Prize Committee "Grand" as one of the best bands in Azerbaijan. With 'Coldunya' Anar recorded and aired a new single and video "If I would know...", and also co-wrote the popular single "Josephine" which also was regularly aired by 106-FM.

In September of 2000 Anar moved to Los Angeles, CA to attend the world renowned Musicians Institute where he has studied with his favorite guitarists: Scott Henderson, Robben Ford, Marty Friedman, George Lynch, Joe Diorio and Larry Carlton, just to name a few. After graduation from Musicians Institute in 2004, Anar played in various bands and for the past 3 years he toured the Southeast US with Mighty McFly playing about 250 shows a year. Since July of 2008 Anar is a proud staff member at the Atlanta Institute of Music where he teaches courses covering scales and improvisation, acousic/classical guitar and Live Sound Perfomance from beginning to advanced levels along with private instruction.

Anar's main influences are rooted in Rock music but he also likes to mix different styles and genres to his music such as: Flamenco, Country, Mugham, Metal and Jazz.