Turkey to host welknown Muslim jazz musicians in Istanbul

Istanbul, the main cultural hub of Turkey, will host worlwide known Muslim Jazz musicians, in Ramadan within a festival named "Jazz in Ramadan".

Turkey to host welknown Muslim jazz musicians in Istanbul


World Bulletin / News Desk

Istanbul, the main cultural hub of Turkey, will host worlwide known Muslim Jazz musicians, in Ramadan within a festival named “Jazz in Ramadan”.

It will be the first such kind of event in Turkey, gathering jazz music and Muslims in Ramadan.

"Jazz in Ramadan" will take place in Istanbul between 14-31 August in two beautiful historic Sultanahmet venues will be the settings for eight concerts: the courtyard of the Archeological Museum and the glamorous gardens of Topkapi Palace.

The festival, organized by Hakan Erdogan Production, aims to propose the idea that social peace comes first and foremost from the sharing artistic inspiration; so will feature world-renown jazz musicians from the Muslim world such as Ahmad Jamal, Anouar Brahem, Abdullah Ibrahim and Dhafer Youssef.

On the other hand, the popular jazz musicians from Turkey such as Ilhan Ersahin and Aydin Esen will also participate in the event.

Aydin Esen will perform his special program on Ramadan, named as “Aydin Esen Plays for Ramadan”.

Besides jazz singers, the classical Turkish music group that is name after one of the biggest musician of Otoman-era, Dede Efendi, also will participate the “Jazz in Ramadan”.

Dede Efendi Ensemble, lead by Munip Utandı, will take place in Archeology Museum.

The last concer of the event is “Islam Blues” which will be performed by reed flute (Ney) player Kudsi Erguner.

The catering will be available in Iftar times in the concerts.
 

Festival program:

14 August: Anouar Brahem Quartet / Archaeological Museum
17 August: Ahmad Jamal Quartet / Topkapi Palace
18 August: Dhafer Youssef Quartet / Archaelogical Museum
20 August: Dede Efendi Ensemble--Munip Utandi / Archaeological Museum
21 August: Ilhan Ersahin & Istanbul Sessions / Archaeological Museum
24 August: Abdullah Ibrahim Trio / Topkapi Palace
26 August: Aydin Esen Group / Archaeological Museum (Aydin Esen Plays For Ramadan)
31 August: Kudsi Erguner Ensemble--Islam Blues / Topkapi Palace

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Güncelleme Tarihi: 30 Temmuz 2010, 17:17
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