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The 19th Istanbul Jazz Festival Line-up Announced

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THE STAR MAP OF JAZZ WILL BE ON ISTANBUL SKIES

The 19th Istanbul Jazz Festival, 3-19 July 2012

A glamorous line-up with Keith Jarrett
Keith Jarrett
Keith Jarrett
b.1945
piano
, Gary Peacock
Gary Peacock
Gary Peacock
b.1935
bass
, Jack DeJohnette
Jack DeJohnette
Jack DeJohnette
b.1942
drums
, Morrissey, Erykah Badu, Antony and the Johnsons, Esperanza Spalding
Esperanza Spalding
Esperanza Spalding
b.1984
bass, acoustic
, Marcus Miller
Marcus Miller
Marcus Miller
b.1959
bass, electric
, Okay Temiz
Okay Temiz
b.1939
, Burhan Ocal, Husnu Senlendirici, Imer Demirer, Bilal Karaman, Lyambiko, Ernest Ranglin
Ernest Ranglin
Ernest Ranglin
b.1932
guitar
, Monty Alexander
Monty Alexander
Monty Alexander
b.1944
piano
, Caro Emerald, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Till Bronner
Till Bronner
Till Bronner

trumpet
, Lars Danielsson
Lars Danielsson
Lars Danielsson
b.1958
bass
, The Dears, Gretchen Parlato
Gretchen Parlato
Gretchen Parlato

vocalist
, Ambrose Akinmusire
Ambrose Akinmusire
Ambrose Akinmusire
b.1982
trumpet
, Bugge'n Friends, Ninety Miles, Magnus Ostrom
Magnus Ostrom
Magnus Ostrom
b.1965
drums
, Dhafer Youssef, Phronesis
Phronesis
Phronesis

band/orchestra
, Eric Vloeimans
Eric Vloeimans
Eric Vloeimans

trumpet
and many more...

The 19th Istanbul Jazz Festival organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) under the sponsorship of Garanti Bank will be held between 3-19 July!

The 19th Istanbul Jazz Festival will again bring the star map of jazz to Istanbul in July with 50 concerts and nearly 300 local and international artists, in more than 20 different venues.

The highlight of this year's festival will be the world premiere of The Istanbul Project by Marcus Miller
Marcus Miller
Marcus Miller
b.1959
bass, electric
and friends, bringing together prominent Turkish musicians with world stars on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts.

Keith Jarrett
Keith Jarrett
Keith Jarrett
b.1945
piano
, the most eminent jazz pianist alive, will perform in Istanbul for the first time since 1996 with Gary Peacock
Gary Peacock
Gary Peacock
b.1935
bass
on the acoustic bass and Jack DeJohnette
Jack DeJohnette
Jack DeJohnette
b.1942
drums
on the drums.

The Tünel Feast, which presents a festival within the festival with its numerous concerts, workshops and events, will be held in the streets and various venues of Beyoğlu and Galata areas.

Tickets for the Istanbul Jazz Festival are on sale through Biletix sales channels: BILETIX call centre (+90 216 556 98 00) / www.biletix.com and at İKSV (Nejat Eczacıbaşı Binası Sadi Konuralp Cad. No: 5 Şişhane - Istanbul).


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