Legendary pianist Jarrett to perform in Istanbul
One of the most important jazz pianists alive today, American composer and musician Keith Jarrett will play tonight in Istanbul as part of the 19th Istanbul Jazz Festival. The concert starts at 8 p.m. at the Haliç Congress Center and tickets are available at Biletix booths and the venue’s main booth. Jarrett will be accompanied Gary Peacock on the acoustic bass and Jack DeJohnette on the drums. In the past 25 years, the trio has been nominated for many international awards, including five American Grammy nominations. The trio was voted “Best Acoustic Jazz Group” in the Downbeat Reader’s Polls (1998, 1999, 2011), Downbeat Critics’ Poll (2008), and the Jazz Times Readers’ Poll (2009).