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Munir Nurettin Beken

b. 1964, Istanbul, Turkey. From age 11 he researched at the Condition Conservatory of Istanbul focusing on the Turkish traditional repertoire, the ud (Turkish/Middle Eastern lute) and in addition Western traditional music and structure. He graduated with honours and taught on the Conservatory whilst learning for his bachelors level. During …

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Udi Yorgo Bacanos

Traditional Crossroads Udi Yorgo Bacanos was an important force in bringing the original Turkish stringed instrument, the ud, up to modern standards. Journeying throughout European countries and the center East as soon as the 1920s, Bacanos helped to pass on the popularity from the device beyond the Turkish edges. For …

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Roberto Juan Rodriguez

Percussionist, composer, and arranger Roberto Juan Rodriguez, whose exclusive blending of Latin and Jewish music provides essentially created a complete new hybrid, was created in Cuba, the kid of veteran horn participant Roberto Luis Rodriguez. Younger Rodriguez examined violin, piano, and trumpet in Havana, and discovered to try out drums …

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Erkan Ogur

Hailing from Elazig, a city in East Anatolia, but blessed in Ankara in 1954, Erkan Ogur began on violin as a kid and discovered cumbus, a little fretless lute, from local music artists playing traditional dances at wedding ceremonies. Hearing Jimi Hendrix on the air was a significant surprise, and …

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Burhan Öçal

Blessed in 1953 in Kirklareli, a community in Thrace (the Euro place of Turkey), the multi-instrumentalist and composer Burhan Oçal was raised in a music family members. From his dad he learned a number of percussion equipment, while his mom presented him to spiritual vocal music. His primary equipment are …

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Udi Hrant

Referred to as the blind grasp from the oud, or ud, the 12-string fretless lute, Udi Hrant (delivery name: Hrant Kenkulian; his used nickname of Udi denotes his mastery) is usually a legendary physique of Middle Eastern music. Possibly the instrument’s best modern stylist and a vocalist of deep feelings, …

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Erkin Koray

The daddy of Turkish rock music, Erkin Koray is a legend by any measure. Possessing an excellent voice, he’s also a distinctive and achieved guitarist, an inventor, a head, a genuine intellectual, and a rebel no matter what. He has combined traditional oriental Turkish music and cultural and Middle Eastern …

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Tanburi Cemil Bey

Tanburi Cemil Bey is remembered among the most significant composers of instrumental artwork music through the late amount of the Otoman Empire in Turkey. Bey’s recordings between 1910 and 1914, before the invention from the electrical microphone, established the precedent for the saz semai collection form that is constantly on …

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Latif Bolat

The musical traditions of Turkey have already been brought to america by Berkeley, California-based multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and folklorist Latif Bolat. A instructor in the Mendocino Middle Eastern Music camp and Honolulu Music And Dance Camp, Bolat may be the movie director from the Latif Bolat Turkish Music Outfit of SAN …

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Yulduz Usmanova

As the Turkish, Persian, and Central Asian components of Uzbekian folklore are preserved, Usmanova’s music demonstrates the influences of Western rock and roll, jazz, and dance music aswell. Based on German music journal, Stereoplay, Usmanova’s “rhythms and melodies derive from Turkish-Ottoman pub and harmony constructions but prevent that tranquility nerve-killing …

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