30 November 2017397I thought Amina Figarova, who reminds me of Carla Bley and Maria Schneider for some reason, gave a successful performance despite the negative aspects, and I will be waiting for her next performance in Istanbul as well as her future projects in excitement.
27 October 2017108IKSV, which played one of the biggest roles in the development of music culture and the change in the perspective on jazz music in Turkey, celebrates the 25th anniversary of its Istanbul Jazz Festival this year.
17 October 2017110Muthspiel upgrades his gameplay in Rising Grace and includes pianist Brad Mehldau and trumpet player Ambrose Akinmusire to the band, crafting an album which is reminiscent of “Driftwood” when it comes to its harmonic richness.
14 January 2017191Another reason why I like Tamer Temel’s music is the way he names his pieces. The titles represent the feelings these pieces stir in our hearts, and his ability to pinpoint these names make Tamer Temel very special.
6 January 2017201Act Company released several albums with the title “Jazz At Berlin Philarmonic” in the recent years. As suggested by this title, the company was bringing to light some very interesting albums with very different musical concepts.
5 January 2017232Act Company released several albums with the title “Jazz At Berlin Philarmonic” in the recent years. As suggested by this title, the company was bringing to light some very interesting albums with very different musical concepts.
24 December 2016215Jazz vocalist Martha Mavroidi is one of the youngest players of lavta (a plucked string instrument, which is made famous in Turkey by Tamburi Cemil Bey) in a country where guitar, mandolin, balalaika, and Balkan instruments like oud are popular.
13 December 2016145Robert shared the stage with vocalist and saxophone player Casey Benjamin, drummer Mark Colenburg and bassist Derrick Hodge. The musician kept his interaction with the audience at a high level with his interactive style and music that is a combination of many different genres like jazz, hip-hop, soul and rock.
11 December 2016128Emin Fındıkoğlu, a student of Arif Mardin, graduated with a degree in jazz arrangement from Berklee and had played with many orchestras in Europe, and founded many in Turkey, lending a helping hand to raising many musicians and singers. This 76 old esteemed musician was onstage with all his natural allure and experience at Beyoğlu...
9 December 2016148Madeleine Peyroux’s performance at Zorlu PSM on the 5th of December was organized by Garanti Jazz Green. Madeleine reflected her warmth and sincerity to all the audience and gave all us a beautiful and special evening.