'Jazz Moods in the City' to start soon

The 18th Akbank Jazz Festival, is going to host the world's most prominent jazz musicians 9 through 19 October.

The surprises of this year's festival, which will offer up-and-coming young jazz musicians a chance to show their stuff, include Stephan Micus, who interprets traditional instrumentals in a style unique unto himself, James Carter, who has made a name for himself with his inimitable jazz style, and bass player and cellist Ron Carter, world recognized since the 60's and regarded as one of the best jazz musicians of all time.