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Get down to İlhan Erşahin’s Istanbul Sessions at Ronnie Scott’s in June

  New York City-based İlhan Erşahin created his Istanbul Sessions collective back in 2008. The renowned musician and record label head invited leading Turkish musicians he’d jammed with over the years to record a free-flowing music project with a dance edge. Istanbul Sessions have released three albums to date, each one a sonic adventure that […]

İlhan Erşahin brings his Istanbul Sessions live to The Jazz Cafe on Monday

At once a saxophone player, composer, music producer, club owner, jazz festival curator, and proprietor of his own record label. İlhan Erşahin wears many hats, but ultimately it’s the music that best defines him. Growing up in Stockholm to a Swedish mother and Turkish father, Erşahin’s musical ear was immersed in the coolest of sounds: […]