OPENING CONCERT: TURKISH JAZZ THROUGH GENERATIONS ON THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF ISTANBUL JAZZ FESTIVAL (TRT Big Band & Guests)
The grand opening concert of Istanbul Jazz Festival on its 25th Anniversary pays tribute to the wide spectrum of Turkish jazz which has morphed into many different forms through many timbres. A cavalcade of stars featuring soloists, composers, and ensembles that have been milestones in Turkish jazz history such as Ali Perret, Ateş Tezer, Ayşe Gencer, Ayşegül Yeşilnil, Ayşe Tütüncü, Deniz Dündar, Emin Fındıkoğlu, Kerem Görsev, İlham Gencer, Neşet Ruacan, Nezih Yeşilnil, Nilüfer Verdi, Okay Temiz, Önder Focan, Sibel Köse, Şenova Ülker, Tuna Ötenel, Volkan Hürsever, Yahya Dai, will be performing together for the first time, accompanied by TRT Big Band conducted by Kamil Özler. The concert will sow the seeds of a special series that the festival is planning to present in the coming years. This sublime panorama will be remembered for years to come!