21 October – The Kuára Duo Project from Finland
Drummer Markku Ounaskari and pianist Samuli Mikkonen are among the rare Finnish musicians to pour the cultural heritage of their country into contemporary jazz melodies. Having won numerous awards, the duo have taken part in various musical projects in the world of jazz for over fifteen years. After winning Finland’s most prestigious Emma award with their debut album, released through ECM in 2010, the Kuára duo continue to give successful concerts all around the world. They will take the stage at 7 p.m. at Akbank Sanat.