THE ISTANBUL PROJECT: MARCUS MILLER & FRIENDS feat. BURHAN ÖCAL, OKAY TEMİZ, HÜSNÜ ŞENLENDİRİCİ, İMER DEMİRER, BİLAL KARAMAN CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF İKSV
A familiar face for the festival goers, internationally acclaimed musician Marcus Miller will visit Istanbul for a very special project this time, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts. Bringing together esteemed Turkish musicians with world stars, this concert is the first of a series of premiers which the festival will continue in the following years.
In “The Istanbul Project”, Marcus Miller will be accompanied by one of the leading clarinet players Hüsnü Şenlendirici, master percussionists Burhan Öcal and Okay Temiz, Turkey’s prominent jazz trumpeter İmer Demirer, and guitar virtuoso Bilal Karaman. Other members of the team are Louis Cato (drums) and Alex Han (saxophone), and Federico Gonzalez Peña (keyboards).
Marcus Miller bass, bass clarinet
Okay Temiz percussions
Burhan Öçal percussions
Hüsnü Şenlendirici clarinet
İmer Demirer trumpet
Bilal Karaman guitar
Louis Cato drums
Federico Gonzales Pena keyboards
Alex Han saxophone
Adam Agati guitar
Patches Stewart trumpet
5 July Thursday, 21:00, Cemil Topuzlu Open Air Theatre