July 22, 2011

Jazz Festival Ends on a High Note with Paul Simon

It would be unfair to describe Paul Simon as a mere singer/songwriter. He’s more than that.


It is a fact that he has always inspired others and blazed a trail in music, so there are lots of reasons why he was chosen as one of the 100 People Who Shaped the World by Time magazine in 2006: He deserves it.

The winner of 13 Grammy Awards, including a Lifetime Achievement Award, and the first recipient of the Library of Congress’s Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in 2007, this legendary musician of American folk rock and world fusion delivered a fabulous closing to the 18th İstanbul Jazz Festival Tuesday night at the Cemil Topuzlu Open-air Theater.

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