PSM Jazz Festival: Billy Cobham’s Culture Mix
24 June 20:30 - Turkcell Stage
Doors: 20.30

Billy Cobham, one of the most important drummers of fusion jazz will be at the Turkcell Stage on June 24th as part of the PSM Jazz Festival with his project Billy Cobham's Culture Mix!  

Born in Panama in 1944, William C. Cobham (Billy Cobham) has spread to the world alongside John Abercrombie and Miles Davis, with whom he has worked for many years, and has recorded more than fifty albums with artists such as Stanley Clark, Buddy Miles and John Scofield. With his stunning handicraft and technique, he brings life to jazz and rock & roll-based rhythms along with fascinating improvisations. The virtuoso drummer who played his first concert with his father at the age of 8, worked with names such as Horace Silver, Stanley Turrentine, Shirley Scott and George Benson after completing his music education. He joined Davis’ fusion band “Bitches Brew”. Cobham, who pursued different fusion tunes, left the group with John McLaughlin and joined The Mahavishnu Orchestra. Billy Cobham, who has contributed to numerous albums until today, works with the greatest jazz artists of the world and continues to fascinate us with his technique, will be at the PSM Jazz Festival on June 24th with his songs from his 2002 album Culture Mix!

June
24
20:30
Turkcell Stage

Turkcell Stage, being among the world’s limited numbered most developed performance centers with its technological equipment, provides an exclusive and delighting experience to its guests with its enriched acoustic features.

Turkcell Stage expands to a space of 1.570 m2 in total including the 350 m2 movable area, (with 36 m height, 22 m wideness and 24 m depth) 528 m2 stage and backstage. The stage, formed of 12 separate elevators, comes to the fore with its construction enabling entrance to the under stage entrances. The totally mechanic orchestra pit, also being able to be used as a downstage seating area, is situated so comfortable and huge that it can host the greatest symphony orchestras. Turkcell Stage, with a construction of two balconies and a capacity of 2.190 people, puts the best equipment at the art lovers’ disposal with its advanced technological video, sound and light systems. Zorlu PSM, directing Turkey’s art life significantly, has hosted approximately 1000 performances such as the Cats musical, The Phantom of Opera, Gerard Depardieu, Hugh Jackman, PJ Harvey, Damien Rice and about 1 million audiences since the time it was opened. Zorlu PSM, in its 3rd season with a totally new format, also built a new concert area that can be positioned as a winter concert area in İstanbul with a capacity of being able to host 3500 guests standing. The PSM has been continuing both Turkish and foreign thematic standing concerts without slowing down.