Hülya Süer was one of Turkey’s biggest pop names throughout the 1970s and 1980s. Her tune gets reworked by Kozmonotosman. Click on his name to find other great reworks.
Turkish oudist Mehmet Polat, a familiar name to this blog, has new music available!
Kardeş Türküler are a project I’d not come across before. They play a fusion of Anatolian, Thracian and Mesopotamian music, according to their bio. It’s a powerful fusion for sure.
A rather nice example of traditional music from Bashkortostan, a Turkic Republic inside of Russia. Unfortunately, there isn’t much information available on the artist, Gata Sulejmanov.
We have the tremendous pleasure to announce that one of Turkey’s finest musicians will be touring the United States and Canada starting August 15th! See below for further details: – Numinous Music Presents – MEHMET POLAT TRIO 2016 North America Summer & Fall Tour August 11th – September 12th, 2016 TOUR SCHEDULE August 11th – …
Turkey’s master percussionist Okay Temiz teams with the late South African bassist Johnny Dyani for a short, mindbending ethno-jazz excursion.
A wild slab of Turkish psychedelia by a 16-year-old Grazia!
This is from the release Sulukule: Rom Music of Istanbul. Kemanî Cemal was a Turkish musician from the neighborhood of Sululuke.
Nightingales & Canaries, vol 1: “Oriental” Women on Record, New York & Istanbul, 1928-55 by Canary RecordsNew York City was home to a vibrant musical scene filled with singers from Anatolia, Istanbul and the region of Roumelia. Christians and Jews joined together in making some rather bawdy music. This treasure was released by Ian Nagoski’s …
Turkish rock musician and experimentalist Fikret Kızılok was one of the key figures of Turkey’s Anatolian Rock scene during the 60s and 70s. He’s paired here with Edip Akbayram, who still performs today.