26 August 2020115The 27th Istanbul Jazz Festival, postponed to a later date due to the COVID-19 outbreak, will meet the festival audience both in open-air venues on 2-14 September and on a digital platform on 4 September-16 October
21 August 2020112EJN have broadcasted a series of public online webinars that we ran in the months of May and June 2020 that dealt with various aspects of the covid-19 crisis and its short and long-term effects on the creative music sector in Europe and all its stakeholders.
18 August 2020113The location and dates of the European Jazz Conference 2021, that will take place in its usual shape in the month of September 2021, will be announced publicly straight after the GA 2020.
11 August 2020139The musicians and bands chosen during the selections between 11-12 July at Salon IKSV among many who applied to perform at the 18th Young Jazz concert series have been chosen to be Afroloji, An Quartet, Büşra Kayıkçı, Deli Bakkal, Saynur Eren Duo Project and Udgang Trio.
15 July 2020190The 3rd Antalya Akra Jazz Festival will now take place between 26 September-09 October on Akra Hotels’ open air stage with the magnificent backdrop of the Mediterranean Sea and the Bey Mountains.
28 April 2020217Featuring 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 2020264The 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 2020299PSM 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 2020676Bilal 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 2019335Watch 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 2019326Prominent 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 2019398The 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 2019315Legendary 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.