THE festival hosted more than 300 musicians from all over the world. As part of the event organized by the Istanbul Foundation for culture and arts (IKSV), the audience saw more than 50 concerts at 20 different venues of the Turkish metropolis. The festival featured well-known contemporary artists, including Camasi Washington, Joss Stone, Jacob Collier, Snarky Puppy, Mozaik and RYMDEN. The festival also covered the project Vitrin (Showcase), which brought together the organizers of musical events and press representatives in Turkey. Istanbul jazz festival has already established itself as one of the most prestigious music events in the world. In 2019, it was held for the 26th time and lasted until July 18.