Upcoming Istanbul Jazz Festival

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#1 Wed, 1995-09-06 05:28
Cengiz Dolkay
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Upcoming Istanbul Jazz Festival

Hello everybody,

Here are some information for the upcoming Istanbul jazz festival, namely the 5th International Akbank Jazz Festival Schedule.

Here is the letter that I just received :

Our company Pozitif Productions will be organizing the 5th Akbank International Jazz Festival between 4 thru th 14th of October, 1995.

The festival will take place at various venues in Istanbul. Attached is a schedule of concerts.

The festival also includes a photography exhibition by Cem Akkan. Mr. Akkan is an artist residing in Istanbul and Berlin and has been taking jazz photos since 1981.

Also include in the festival are public speeches by Anthony Braxton, Sheila Jordan, Matthew Shipp, Ilhan Ersahin and Can Kozlu.

There will also be videos and films of some of the past jazz legends.

Roxy Club at the heart of Istanbul will be festival club where local jazz artists will join the guest artist for the duration of the festival.

We will be happy to give you further information on the festival, please fax to 90 212 245 41 76

Best Regards,

Mehmet Ulug

Place : Sabanci Center 4 October 1995, 20.00 Sheila Jordan Quartet

5 October 1995, 20.00 Sheila Jordan Quartet

Place : Art & Sculpture Museum 6 October 1995, 18.30 Alex Von Schlippenbach 21.00 Matthew Shipp & William Parker

7 October 1995, 18.30 Fred Hopkins & Diedre Murray 21.00 Matthew Shipp & William Parker

8 October 1995, 18.30 Fred Hopkins & Diedre Murray 21.00 Alex Von Schlippenbach

Place : Aksanat 9 October 1995, 18.30 Asia Minor 21.00 Hasan Cihat Orter

10 October 1995, 18.30 Asia Minor 21.00 Hasan Cihat Orter

Place : Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall 11 October 1995, 18.30 John Abercrombie Trio 21.00 John Zorn "Masada"

12 October 1995, 18.30 John Zorn "Masada" 21.00 Balanescu Quartet

13 October 1995, 18.30 Eddie Palmieri Septet 21.00 Henry Threadgill "Very Very Circus"

14 October 1995, 18.30 Anthony Braxton Sextet 21.00 Eddie Palmieri Octet

Sheila Jordan Quartet Sheila Jordan, vocal Harvie Swartz, bass Mark Soskin, piano Clarence Penn, drums

Alex Von Schilippenbach Alex Von Schilippenbach, piano

Matthew Shipp & William Parker Matthew Shipp, piano William Parker, bass

Fred Hopkins & Diedre Murray Fred Hopkins, bass Diedre Murray, cello

Asia Minor Kamil Erdem, electric bass Tahir Aydogdu, kanun Yahya Dai, soprano sax, tenor flute Zafer Gerdanli, drums

Hasan Cahit Orter Hasan Cahit Orter, guitar

John Abercrombie Organ Trio John Abercrombie, guitar Dan Wall, organ Adam Nussbaum, drums

John Zorn "Masada" John Zorn, alto sax Dave Douglas, trumpet Greg Cohen, bass Joey Baron, drums

Balanescu Quartet Alexander Balanescu, violin Clare Connors, violin Andy Parker, viola Nick Cooper, cello

Eddie Palmieri Septet Eddie Palmieri, piano Brian Lynch, trumpet Conrad Herwig, trombone Richie Flores, conga Anthony Carrillo, bongo Jose Claussell, timbales John Benitez, bass

Henry Threadgill's "Very Very Circus" Henry Threadgill, alto & tenor sax, flute Mark Taylor, French horn Brandon Ross, guitar Ed Cherry, guitar Edwin Rodriguez, tuba Marcus Rojas, tuba Gene Lake, drums

Anthony Braxton Sextet Anthony Braxton, sax Ted Reichman, accordion Jason Hwang, violin Mike Heffley, trombone Joe Fonda, bass Kevin Norton, drums

For those who are interested I am ready to answer every question or everything Bye and hi...

Volkan Terzioglu