Aiming to broaden the jazz horizon of music-lovers, Garanti BBVA is one of the leading sponsors of jazz in Turkey and continues its support under the trademark "Garanti BBVA Music". Garanti BBVA undertakes the festival sponsorship of Istanbul Jazz Festival organized by Istanbul Fouondation for Culture.
Garanti BBVA Musicprovides opportunity for music-lovers to meet precious artists with its supports for concerts taking place at Salon IKSV, Nardis Jazz Club, Zorlu PSM and Babylon.
Garanti BBVA will continue to bring together music-lovers with precious artists by maintaining its support for concerts and to amaze jazz-lovers with surprise projects to be implemented within the scope of "Garanti BBVA Music", in the upcoming season too.
Istanbul Jazz Festival
In line with its principle to create long-term projects in the fields that contribute to the vision of the society, Garanti BBVA has been uninterruptedly supporting Istanbul Jazz Festival since 1997.
Becoming an indispensable elements of the city life and one of the important Jazz Festivals in Europe, many famous artists like Sting, Björk, Simply Red, Buena Vista Social Club Feat, İbrahim Ferrer, Bryan Ferry, Lenny Kravitz, George Benson, Chick Corea, Melody Gardot, Grace Jones, Buika, Lisa Ekdahl, Marcus Miller have met art-lovers until now.
Garanti BBVA Music Babylon Concerts
Within the context of "Garanti BBVA Music" concerts organized at Babylon, it’s aimed to present music-lovers with different perspectives with an cross-cultural understanding. Within the scope of Garanti BBVA Music concerts organized in Babylon Istanbul, many prestigious artists like Omara Portuondo, Roy Ayers, Jazzanova, Nouvelle Vague, Rubin Steiner, Marcus Valle, Roy Hargrove Group, James Taylor, Seu Jorge and Almaz, Mulatu Astatke, Of Montreal, 77 Bombay Street have been hosted until now. Almost 70 thousand jazz-lovers followed the concerts.
Garanti BBVA Music Salon İKSV Concerts
Garanti BBVA has been supporting Salon IKSV that brings the audience together with different areas of art in the same room and reflects its creative and innovative character to the features of the room, since 2010 within the context of "Garanti BBVA Music".
Within the scope of Garanti BBVA Music Concerts organized at Salon IKSV many bands and artists like Notwist, Midlake, The Magic Numbers, Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan, Joan Wasser, Joshua Redman, Aaron Parks, Melt Yourself Down, and Guillaume Perret & The Electric Epic took and still take stage until today.
Garanti BBVA Music Nardis Jazz Club Concerts
Within the scope of Garanti BBVA Jazz concerts, artists like Jeff Hamilton Trio, Roy Hargrove, Benny Golson and Kevin Mahogany have been hosted in Nardis, a place where any performance with outstanding music and musicians can be experienced to the full.
Garanti BBVA Music Zorlu PSM Concerts
With the series of Garanti BBVA Music concerts, so many musicians such as Stacey Kent, Michael Kiwanuka and Dianne Reeves met with the jazz lovers.