İzmir European Jazz Festival
The İzmir European Jazz Festival, (Turkish: İzmir Avrupa Caz Festivali) is a cultural event held in the first half of every March in İzmir, Turkey. It offers a selection of jazz music performances with the participations of renowned artists and music groups from Europe and Turkey. The festival was first held in 1994 and is organized by the İzmir Foundation for Culture, Arts and Education. It is co-sponsored by the consulates of some European countries in İzmir and Istanbul. İzmir Jazz Festival is a member of the Union of European Festivals.
From its beginning, the festival hosted artists and groups like Anna Maria Castelli Quartet, Jean-Francois Giansily, Oli Bott, Karlheinz Miklin Trio, Lighea Trio.
- Official web site (Turkish)
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