[Screening] Mimaroğlu: The Robinson of Manhattan Island

[Pop-Up] Nardis Jazz Club - London by Turquazz 24 Exmouth Market, London, United Kingdom

"Mimaroğlu: The Robinson of Manhattan Island" is the story of two free spirits: legendary electronic music composer İlhan Mimaroğlu and his vibrant wife Güngör who migrated to the USA from Turkey in the early 1960s. Using the couple’s personal archives, the documentary captures the career of İlhan as an edgy artist and the power of their life-long companionship which started off amidst a family drama.  In a multi-layered structure, the film talks about immigration, music, love and disappointment. Serdar Kökçeoğlu […]

£11.00

Pasa Celik’s “Middle East”

[Pop-Up] Nardis Jazz Club - London by Turquazz 24 Exmouth Market, London, United Kingdom

The trio will play a mixture of original music, "Middle Eastern" melodies and jazz standards. Paşa will be joined by: Bartek Bąk on drums, Piotrek Moczurad on double bass and electric bass. https://youtu.be/nHbDlvOHaWA Paşa Çelik (guitar) He is a guitarist and composer from Turkey. Specializes in jazz, fusion and every genre, where harmony and rhythm work together to create a unique, polyphonic experience. Bartek Bąk (drums)  He has born in Rzeszów, Poland. He’s played the drums since the age of […]

£15.00

Alfred Berkshire Jazz Sessions: Remembering Maffy Falay – Ferit Odman Quintet

[Pop-Up] Nardis Jazz Club - London by Turquazz 24 Exmouth Market, London, United Kingdom

Maffy Falay, one of the important figures on the international jazz scene, was a Turkish trumpeter who had countless gigs in Turkey and Sweden. The esteemed musician played with Dexter Gordon, Stan Getz, Elvin Jones, and was a close friend of Dizzie Gillespie. He continued his career in Sweden and made an international impact with his ‘Sevda’ project.  The renowned and talented Ferit Odman, who had the opportunity to work with this legendary Turkish trumpet player who unfortunately passed earlier […]

£17.00

Onder Focan Quartet

[Pop-Up] Nardis Jazz Club - London by Turquazz 24 Exmouth Market, London, United Kingdom

Famous Turkish jazz guitarist Onder Focan nurtures his musical production with the geography he lives in and will embark you on a time travel with a repertoire based on his own milestones.

£19.00

[Screening] Maffy’s Jazz

[Pop-Up] Nardis Jazz Club - London by Turquazz 24 Exmouth Market, London, United Kingdom

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKEpoB3jBmI&ab_channel=TurquazzCulture   Maffy Falay, who passed away in February 2022 at an age of 92, was a popular jazz trumpeter in Sweden. He has left his homeland for Sweden at an early age, following his passion for music. In the 60’s he became a popular trumpeter in Europe. He was coveted by such jazz legends as Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk and he shared the stage with Quincy Jones, Kenny Clarke, Francy Boland. Being among the few remaining members of a […]

£11.00

Istanbul’s very first jazz entertainer: Thomas the “Black Russian” & Maksim Tavern

[Pop-Up] Nardis Jazz Club - London by Turquazz 24 Exmouth Market, London, United Kingdom

"Öğlen Rakısı" (noon raki) is an important tradition in which the intellectuals of Istanbul meet at noon and spice up their deep conversations with raki and appetizers. In this "Öğlen Rakısı" documentary producer Batu Akyol will tell the story of Thomas and "Maxim Gazinosu", while rakı R&D Developer Gozdem Gurbuzatik will describe the matching history of the culture of 'rakı'. "We do not know if Thomas, one of the most influential architects of Istanbul's entertainment culture, was aware that with Maksim […]

£65.00

Anatolian Fusion Ensemble

[Pop-Up] Nardis Jazz Club - London by Turquazz 24 Exmouth Market, London, United Kingdom

Anatolia has been the melting pot of Eastern and Western cultures for thousands of years and gave birth to many different musical elements and instruments. Virtuosi from different disciplines, who grew up and trained in the culture of this unique geography, will build musical bridges on the stage, and take you to the heart of these lands with their multi-layered instrumental conversation. During this unique concert, you will listen to Ozan Baysal on the double-neck baglama, Tolga Zafer Özdemir on […]

£15.00

Female Voices of Turkey: Sezin Angelova / Sibel Demir / Dolunay Obruk

[Pop-Up] Nardis Jazz Club - London by Turquazz 24 Exmouth Market, London, United Kingdom

Jazz and beyond with female voices of Turkey A very special part of the evening will feature the powerful voices of female Turkish singers who will perform entertaining swinging tunes during this concert. Each singer will share their own spin on classical jazz songs and standards with their unique and intriguing style, giving the songs a transcultural feeling that will take you on a journey to the land of Anatolia. https://youtu.be/HVvaNPZcQ0k Sezin Angelova London-based songwriter and an emerging artist, Sezin […]

£17.00

Alfred Berkshire Jazz Sessions: Tunes of Tuna Otenel – Ozan Musluoglu Quartet

[Pop-Up] Nardis Jazz Club - London by Turquazz 24 Exmouth Market, London, United Kingdom

Tuna Ötenel, born in Istanbul in 1947 to a musical family,started playing piano at five years old. He received traditional teaching by Professor Ulvi Cemal Erkin and Ferhunde Erkin. Ötenel regards jazz as the fundamental element of his life and concentrates his career on jazz music. He started playing alto saxophone, tenor and soprano, and became the best of his generation. Ötenel joined Erol Pekcan’s Band in 1978, which produced the first jazz LP in Turkey, called “Jazz Semai”. Ötenel […]

£19.00

Turkish Jazz Extra (After London Jazz Festival)

Florence Latin Jazz Florence Works, 34 Florence st, London, United Kingdom

A special Florence Latín Jazz & Turquazz collaboration house concert For one night only, there will be an extra special house concert of Turkish jazz music at Alison’s beautiful Florence Latin Jazz venue in Islington, featuring musicians who have been playing in the London Jazz festival. Alongside the music, there will be wonderful Turkish food including Batu’s special salads..(of course) Numbers are strictly limited so book early if you want a place. The show will start promptly at 19.00 and […]

£25.00

2+1: Sounds From The Bridge

db Music 24 Stoke Newington High St, London, United Kingdom

 Get ready for a mesmerizing night as "2+1: Sounds from the Bridge" brings together the unique talents of Salih Korkut Peker, Tolga Zafer Ozdemir, and special guest vocalist Ahmet K Bilgic in a captivating performance. Join us for a musical journey that bridges genres and cultures, blending Anatolian and world music with improvisational elements. Presented by Turquazz Culture, this unforgettable evening will take place at db Music Stoke Newington. Doors will open at 7:30 pm, and the performance will […]

£12.50

Triple Debut: An Evening of Sonic Brilliance

Stone Nest 136 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, United Kingdom

  Electrifying Jazz Mastery in the Enchanting Stone Nest Prepare for a night where improvisational mastery meets unique artistry, converging to redefine the boundaries of contemporary music. This unprecedented event brings together three masterful musicians on stage for the first time, each contributing their distinct talents to a groundbreaking fusion of sound. Alex Hitchcock: Witness the "ridiculous technique and harmonic proficiency combined with progressive creativity," as described by Linley Hamilton of BBC Jazz World. Ivor Novello-nominated saxophonist Alex Hitchcock melds […]

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