28 April 2020145Featuring incredible performances by jazz masters from nearly a dozen countries, including UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock, Joey DeFrancesco, Kurt Elling, Ledisi, Jane Monheit, James Morrison, Antonio Sánchez, Somi, Ben Williams, Lizz Wright and many more, under the musical direction of John Beasley.
4 March 2020216The festival will feature more than 250 names in 25 different venues around Istanbul, including familiar ensembles as well as new names and performances in the world of jazz and contemporary music.
15 February 2020240PSM Jazz Festival will be celebrating its 4th year with the motto “Jazz Festival of All Genres”. The festival will start on the International Jazz Day on 30th of April and will present a program that reflects the synthesis of different music genres.
5 January 2020544Bilal Karaman, one of the most prominent guitarists in Turkey, presents the second instalment in his series in which he combines Ottoman and Anatolian music with Manouche traditions. The album has been released as an EP through LU Records on the 27th of September.
1 December 2019279Watch twelve outstanding young jazz guitarists from around the world compete in the Semifinals round of the 2019 Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz International Guitar Competition. Presented completely free and open to the public.
24 November 2019275Prominent drummer and musician Ediz Hafızoğlu’s musical project Nazdrave’s EP “Üç Türkü”, which consists of Anatolian folk songs, has been released on Apple Music, Fizy, Spotify and YouTube.
6 November 2019343The Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz International Competition will be presented on December 2-3 in Washington, D.C. Open to musicians age 30 and under from across the globe, this year’s competition will shine a spotlight on the guitar.
3 November 2019252Legendary guitarist who has inspired generations, Al Di Meola, will interpret his compositions as well as those by The Beatles and Astor Piazzolla unplugged with his quartet on the 21st of November at Uniq Hall.
2 August 2019431Among the 33 artists and ensembles, two bands were selected by the international delegates to receive further encouragement with SOCAR Turkey Silk Road Tour Support Award that involves financial support for their upcoming international tours.
25 June 2019371Istanbul Jazz Festival, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV) for the 26th time with the 22-year long sponsorship of GarantiBBVA next week. The festival is now participating in the Keychange program, which aims to achieve gender equality in the music industry. Keychange program is an international...