Korhan Erel is going to be playing some very exciting festivals and concerts in many cities across Germany in July.
First one is the Humanoise Congress #28 in Wiesbaden on July 1-3, where Korhan is going to camp out with an amazing line up of improvisers from all over Europe: Elena Margarita Kakaliagou (french horn), Jonas Kocher (accordion), Dirk Marwedel (extended saxophone), Hannah Marshall (cello), Theo Nabicht (contrabass clarinet), Ulrich Phillipp (double bass), Ernesto Rodrigues (viola), Wolfgang Schliemann (drums), Nicolas Souchal (trumpet).
Following that, Korhan is going to play with field recording artist and owner of sound art label Gruenrekorder Lasse-Marc Riek at the Institut für Neue Medien in Frankfurt on July 5. Lasse-Marc and Korhan are also members of the Animal Music Quartet alongside Elliott Sharp and David Rothenberg. This concert is organized by Phonophon.
On July 14, Korhan is going to improvise with Liz Allbee (trumpet), Adam Pultz Melbye (double bass) and Emilio Gordoa (vibraphone, objects) at Berlin’s Sowieso, to be followed by a first-ever meeting with Gianpaolo Peres (voice) and Hilary Jeffrey (trombone) for “Pasolini Spiritual” at Weincafe W. in Berlin. On July 16, Korhan will improvise in a duo with friend and cellist Nora Krahl at Gelegenheiten in Berlin. Last performance of July in Berlin will be in the Improvisation XChange Berlin 2016 on July 23 with dancers Jenny Döll & Michael Shapiro, and soprano sax player Manuel Miethe.
Korhan will end the month with two concerts in Krailling and Munich. Both concerts are organized and will be with Udo Schindler (clarinets, saxophones). On July 28, Udo and Korhan will be improvising with Sebastiano Tramontana (trombone) at Ars Musica, München, and on July 29 as a duo at Salon für KLANG + KUNST, Krailling.