50TL 01 Dec
JANUSZ SZPROT BAND
December 01-22:30 PM - December 01-01:30 AM
Janusz Szprot (p), Batu Şallıel (ts), Önder Focan (g), Matt Hall (b), Ekin Cengizkan (d). Janusz Szprot is a rich and colourful musician, piano player, composer, arranger, educationalist and musicologist. Szprot who started his musical career in 1971 and since then worked with many famous Polish and other jazz performers. In 1983 he formed “The Polish-Turkish Jazz Group” with talented Turkish and Polish musicians; the band performed in Ankara and at the 21st International İstanbul Jazz Festival. The rich variety and flexibility of Szprot as a pianist who has excellent command of all jazz styles is evident in his discography which extends to more than 15 albums. Szprot who has been a teacher at Bilkent University Music and Stage Performances Faculty and the Erzurum University is now back in Ankara, and still lives and teaches there.