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The International Music Festival in Gümüşlük will host the Yuri Honing Acoustic Quartet as part of its main program of events on September 6, at the Gümüşlük Festival Centre in Bodrum Peninsula.
Yuri Honing is one of Holland’s most important saxophone players with touring experience in over 90 countries and a discography of almost 40 titles. He played and recorded with greats such as Pat Metheny, Charlie Haden, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Ibrahim Malooff, Craig Taborn and Paul Bley. In 2001 Honing received the Edison Jazz Award for his recording Seven, featuring Paul Bley, Gary Peacock and Paul Motion. For a couple of years Honing led his acoustic quartet with ECM recording artist Wolfert Brederode, Icelandic bassist Gulli Gudmundsson and Dutch drummer Joost Lijbaart. The group toured and performed at major festivals in Europe, Asia and South America.