06 July – Smooth Jazz and Blues
The Grammy-nominated American singer Melody Gardot has been influenced by such blues and jazz artists as Janis Joplin, Miles Davis and Stan Getz. Gardot started music lessons at the age of nine and began playing piano in Philadelphia bars at the age of sixteen. Gardot’s style has been compared to that of Nina Simone. Her songs were first made available as downloads on iTunes, and her debut album was released in 2006. Her song “Who Will Comfort Me?” became a top 10 hit at Smooth Jazz radio. Her concert is at 7.30 p.m. at Sepetciler Kasri.