Akbank Jazz Festival / Pozitif Live

The most enthusiastically followed, genuine jazz festival in Turkey.

This festival, with its creative and courageous programming, offers a mix of new music, avant-garde jazz, electronica and straight ahead jazz -- making it by far the most progressively booked festival in Turkey.

For the last seventeen years, the Akbank Jazz Festival set itself apart for its constant attempts to look into the jazz tradition, its connections with contemporary jazz and other musical genres, and for introducing the most distinguished musicians and bands of classical / contemporary jazz, avant-garde jazz, latin jazz, electro-jazz and world music along with DJ performances to Turkish audiences.

This year, the events will take place in different locations spread out all over Istanbul. The festival will also engage audiences in Ankara and Izmir. Organized by Pozitif Productions, the 10 day festival features a roster of unique and well-loved domestic acts.

İstiklal Cad. 8
34435 Istanbul , IST
Turkey
Phone: +90 212 3340100
Fax: +90 212 2434527

News

CAPPADOX 2017 INVITES US TO BE AS BRAVE AS OUR IMAGINATION

by Akbank Jazz Festival / Pozitif Live on Wed, 12/04/2017 - 17:13
With the theme “Ways Out From The World”, Cappadox’ programme has been announced. Cappadox 2017 will take place between 18-21 May with the main sponsorship of Volkswagen. This year, Emma Shapplin featuring Mercan Dede, Rhye, Peter Broderick & David Allred Duo, Acid Pauli, Lars Danielsson ft. DUO Gregory Privat, Kaan... read more

Festivals

Akbank Jazz Festival

The most enthusiastically followed, genuine jazz festival in Turkey. This festival, with its creative and courageous programming, offers a mix of new music, avant-garde jazz, electronica and straight ahead jazz -- making it by far the most progressively booked festival in Turkey. For the last seventeen years, the Akbank Jazz... read more

News

Akbank Jazz Festival Celebrates 26 Years of JAZZ IN THE CITY

by Akbank Jazz Festival on Mon, 10/10/2016 - 18:55
Akbank Jazz Festival, one of the longest running festivals in Turkey, is celebrating its 26th anniversary this year. Featuring a program filled with some of the most respected jazz artists, the festival will embrace the city with all the different colors of jazz between October 12 and 23, 2016.   With millions of audiences... read more

CAPPADOX 2016: “Let us cultivate our garden”

by Akbank Jazz Festival on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31
Cappadox 2016 launches with the theme of "Let us cultivate our garden" that will act as an intersection of the festival events. The theme is a quote from the last sentence of Voltaire’s classic novel Candide.  Pozitif is pleased to announce the second year of Cappadox, the definitive Cappadocia experience, a... read more

25th Akbank Jazz Festival, Istanbul - 21 October - 1 November 2015

by Akbank Jazz Festival on Tue, 20/10/2015 - 17:45
Akbank Jazz Festival; Echoing Across Turkey for the Past 25 Years 21 October - 01 November 2015, Istanbul Akbank Jazz Festival, one of the driving forces of positive change since its introduction to Turkey’s cultural and artistic life, is celebrating its 25th year. Dating back to its first notes that reverberated in the city... read more

23rd Akbank Jazz Festival - 25th September/12th October 2013

by Akbank Jazz Festival on Tue, 20/08/2013 - 11:06
Akbank Jazz Festival A city that night and day, keeps up the beat each neighborhood its own tune each street its own rhythm and which can’t stand silence Istanbul makes its own music, A sound no one can resist. It’s a city where harmony riffs with chaos where life finds order in disorder a city where... read more

AKBANK JAZZ FESTIVAL RECEIVES 3 AWARDS FROM STEVIE AWARDS

by Akbank Jazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 20:18
This year, more than 3.200 applications from more than 50 countries were filed for "Stevie - International Business Awards", which was organized for the 10th time. During the 10th Stevie Awards ceremony, where the best products, services and communication projects of the world are determined, Akbank Jazz Festival has... read more

Akbank Jazz Festival

by Akbank Jazz Festival on Tue, 06/11/2012 - 18:45
http://www.akbanksanat.com One of the most long-running festivals organized in Turkey, Akbank Jazz Festival, which is waited by jazz lovers excitedly each year, will meet art-lovers during its 22nd anniversary with a packed program as usual. The 22nd Akbank Jazz Festival will embrace Istanbul with different colors of jazz... read more