11 April – Well-Seasoned Jazz in Town
Istanbul’s is once again set to host the world-renowned American jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater. A two-time Grammy Award winner, Bridgewater’s style is influenced by Billie Holliday and Ella Fitzgerald. She performed with many jazz greats such as Sonny Rollins, Dizzy Gillespie, and Dexter Gordon in the 1970s and released her first solo album Afro Blue in 1974. Bridgewater rose to worldwide prominence in the 1990s, with the albums Love and Peace and Dear Ella. The concert is at Volkswagen Arena, 9 p.m.