22nd Istanbul Jazz Festival Kicks Off
Jun27

22nd Istanbul Jazz Festival Kicks Off

The 22nd Istanbul Jazz Festival, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV), will begin on June 27, promising more than 35 concerts at 15 venues with some of the world’s biggest names in jazz and folk.

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Artists From Across The Globe Grace The Stage In Istanbul For International Jazz Day 2013
May01

Artists From Across The Globe Grace The Stage In Istanbul For International Jazz Day 2013

In an unprecedented series of events worldwide, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz joined together to celebrate jazz as a universal language of freedom on April 30th. With events taking place in every country on the planet, International Jazz Day 2013 culminated in an evening concert at Istanbul’s Hagia Irene that was viewed live by millions...

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Kurt Elling concert to bring east coast jazz to Istanbul
Mar11

Kurt Elling concert to bring east coast jazz to Istanbul

Kurt Elling, one of the world’s foremost jazz vocalists, and Istanbul Superband, one of the most prominent Big Bands of Turkey, will take the stage at İş Sanat on March 14. Named “Male Singer of the Year” by the Jazz Journalists Association on six occasions over the past ten years, and proclaimed by The New York Times as “[the] standout male vocalist of our time,” Elling is more like a virtuoso jazz instrumentalist than a vocalist...

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American Jazz singer Stacey Kent to perform in Istanbul
Nov06

American Jazz singer Stacey Kent to perform in Istanbul

Grammy nominated American jazz singer Stacey Kent will be performing at Istanbul’s SALON İKSV on November 7, 8 and 9. Kent has established herself as one of the new century’s brightest jazz revelations: voted best jazz vocalist at the 2001 British Jazz Awards and the 2002 BBC Jazz Awards, she was also a 2009 Grammy nominee. She then went the extra mile with an all-French album entitled Raconte-moi (Tell Me). Her latest album, released...

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Joss Stone to perform in Istanbul for the first time
Jul28

Joss Stone to perform in Istanbul for the first time

Grammy winner soul singer and songwriter Joss Stone will perform at the 18th Istanbul Jazz Festival this Thursday. One of the strongest voices that have ever appeared in the UK, Grammy-winner soul singer and songwriter Joss Stone is in Turkey for the first time! Regarded as one of the best debuting artists in recent years with her hits such as “You Had Me” and “Fell in Love with a Boy,” Stone is also referred as “the next Aretha...

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