Mavi Güneş 69 are a trip. If Can or Amon Düül II spent more time in Turkey than in Germany, and were influenced by Bektashi sufism and a lot of hash, the results might sound something similar to this. Mind blowing.
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.