Turkish musician Gence takes the stage with friends

Turkish musician Gence takes the stage with friends

ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Turkish musician Gence takes the stage with friends

Durul Gence will perform on stage during the event ‘Durul, Drum and His Friends.’ He will be accompanied by many other Turkish musicians.

One of Turkey’s leading jazz musicians and orchestra conductors, Durul Gence, will perform at Istanbul’s Maslak TİM Show Center on March 19, accompanied by musician friends.

The show, titled “Durul, Drum and His Friends,” will host Erkut Taçkın, Fatih Erkoç, Nilüfer, Nükhet Duru, Modern Folk Üçlüsü, Özdemir Erdoğan and Timur Selçuk alongside Gence.

Gence, who is over the age of 70, has formed many orchestras and organized concerts in Turkey and abroad as well as produced several television programs.

A source of inspiration for the young generation, he is still actively involved in music and gives jazz culture and drum classes at universities as well as supporting many young musicians in stage appearances.

Gence has performed with an array of artists in Turkey, including Ajda Pekkan, Rüçhan Çamay, Gönül Yazar, Alpay, Tanju Okan and Ertan Anapa, and worked abroad with such names as Herb Geller, Sonny Sharock, Bertice Reading, Four Pennies, Lili Ivanova, Mads Vinding, Peter Bastian, Anders Koppel and Herbie Mann.

Tickets for the concert are available at Biletix.