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Saxophone player Dimitry Baevsky takes the stage with Ayşe Gencer.
Jazz vocalist Ayşe Gencer will partner up with the Russian
alto-saxophone player Dimitry Baevsky at Salon in July.
Growing up in a family of musicians Gencer started her music career after winning a voice competition organized by TRT at 17. Gencer began her professional career with Elvan Aracı, İmer Demirer, Nezih Yeşilnil, Cankut Özgül while pursuing her studies in Istanbul with her partner İmer Demirer. She has performed at various international festivals and released her first album ‘But Beautiful’ under Aisha records in 2011. The famous saxophonist, Baevsky, will accompany Gencer for the concert. He studied jazz music in St. Petersburg, Russia
and New York in the United States. His first album, which featured Cedar Walton, Jimmy Cobb and John Webber as contributors, was released in 2005. He released his second album in 2010 and a third last in 2012. The musician has played at various large-scale festivals in Europe
İmer Demirer will accompany Gencer on trumpets, while Cem Aksel will play the drums and Serkan Özyılmaz will play the piano during the concert. The concert will start at 10:30 p.m.