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London’s Jazz Café set to host Oriental dub legends BaBa ZuLa

Probably Turkey’s best musical export, BaBa ZuLa has gained a huge global fanbase with their stunning delivery of Istanbul psychedelia. Performing since their student days at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul in the late 1980s, BaBa ZuLa’s authentic blend of Turkish folk, complete with electric saz and spoons, is fed through the musical filters of dub, […]

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Turkish rapper Ezhel to make UK debut at the Jazz Café

One of Turkey’s most exciting rappers will be live in London in May. Ankara-born singer-songwriter and musician Ezhel stormed to public attention last year with the release of his phenomenal genre-hopping debut album Müptezhel, which he co-produced with Bugy. Over a smooth blend of hip hop, trap and dub beats, 27-year-old Ezhel waxes lyrical about […]

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“One of Britain’s best young talents”, singer Nilüfer Yanya headlines the Jazz Café

Solo artist Nilüfer Yanya is the headline act for this weekend’s Camden showcase promoted by London’s most exciting independent label, Blue Flowers. Just 22-years-old, Nilüfer has forged her own musical path by performing in open mic nights across the capital. Her breakthrough single Baby Luv, released earlier this year, was lauded by music critics on […]

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İlhan Erşahin brings his Istanbul Sessions live to The Jazz Cafe on Monday

At once a saxophone player, composer, music producer, club owner, jazz festival curator, and proprietor of his own record label. İlhan Erşahin wears many hats, but ultimately it’s the music that best defines him. Growing up in Stockholm to a Swedish mother and Turkish father, Erşahin’s musical ear was immersed in the coolest of sounds: […]