Tag: Anatolian folk

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Anatolia’s mystical sounds: master musician Coşkun Karademir to perform in London

Renowned Turkish musician Coşkun Karademir will weave a rich and mystical Anatolian soundscape for those attending Monday night’s central London concert. “Türküleri anladım hangi dilde söylenirse söylensin”  (I understand Turkish Folk Music in any language it is sung) Nazim Hikmet Ran, Türküler Performing Turkish folk music on his kopuz (a Turkic fretless stringed instrument), Karademir […]

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Hear Olcay Bayır’s velvet voice and heartfelt songs in Turkish and Kurdish, as she debuts new album

Olcay Bayır was named by the Guardian as “an impressive newcomer to London’s vibrant global music scene” for her first release in 2014. At the end of this month, she drops her long-awaited follow-up Rüya – Dream for Anatolia, produced by award-winning jazz outfit Kefaya. Members of this global collective of master musicians will line-up […]

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Olcay Bayır brings her powerful vocals to East London

  This weekend, sensational singer / songwriter Olcay Bayır will be live in East London, delivering melodies inspired by her Anatolian roots and the cosmopolitan rhythms of her new home city London. The classically trained soprano from Turkey has become a firm favourite in Britain’s world music circuit, her contemporary sound a dynamic fusion of […]