Eldar Djangirov, 24, has already released six albums under his own name. Crackerfarm/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Billy Taylor (left) duets with Eldar at A Jazz Piano Christmas 2009. Margot Schulman hide caption

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Led by the late Esbjorn Svensson, E.S.T. was one of the premier modern piano trios. Tobias Regell/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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