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Ağıryürüyen, Erel, Kaya, Öktem, Yıldız at Bahane Lounge

Korhan Erel will play an improvised set with Sumru Ağıryürüyen (voice), Erçin Kaya (keyboards), Kerem Öktem (drums) and Çağlayan Yıldız (elec. guitar, effects) at Bahane Lounge, one of the new venues for good music in Kadıköy, Istanbul’s cool district on … Continue reading

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Noise Trio / oFFF at Gitar Cafe, Istanbul

Two new projects of Korhan Erel and Şevket Akıncı are going to play on the same night at Gitar Cafe on February 18. The first one is a trio by Korhan Erel, Giray Gürkal and Şevket Akıncı, all members of … Continue reading

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Duo with Nicolas Wiese at Quiet Cue, Berlin (Jan 25)

Nicolas Wiese and Korhan Erel will start their collaboration with a first-time meeting at QUIET CUE #131 on Saturday, January 25. The duo will create and diffuse digital and analog-feedback based textures, sounds and narratives in a quadraphonic sound field. … Continue reading

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Ağıryürüyen, Erel, Kaya, Öktem, Yıldız at Dunia, Dec 16

I will play an improvised set with Sumru Ağıryürüyen (voice), Erçin Kaya (keyboards), Kerem Öktem (drums) and Çağlayan Yıldız (elec. guitar, effects) at Dunia, one of Istanbul’s coolest venues for alternative music. Entrance is free. Music starts at 9pm. Dunia … Continue reading

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Book of Songs and Places, Concert – 08.10.2013

Giray Gürkal and I will play an improvised set at the Galata Greek Elementary School (Kemeraltı Cad. 49) as a part of Maxime Hourani’s Biennial project “Book of Songs and Places“. I was one of the three “songwriters” in the … Continue reading

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Audrey Chen, Korhan Erel, Giray Gürkal at BOEHMERSExhibition, Berlin

Audrey Chen (cello), Korhan Erel (computer, controllers) and Giray Gürkal (electric guitar, effects) will play an improvised set at BOEHMERSExhibition, Berlin on September 27, only a few hours before Korhan and Giray get on their train to Amsterdam to launch their … Continue reading

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Ağıryürüyen, Akıncı, Eraslan, Erel @ Gitar Cafe, August 22, 2013

Four heavyweights of the Turkish free improvisation scene come together for a summer night’s free improvisation concert on August 22, 2013 at Gitar Cafe in Istanbul. Sumru Ağıryürüyen (voice), Şevket Akıncı (guitars), Anıl Eraslan (cello) and Korhan Erel (computer, controllers) … Continue reading

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May 2, 2013: Mark Alban Lotz & Islak Köpek at Gitar Cafe

Mark Alban Lotz is an Utrecht-based flute player and improviser who is also quite well known in Turkey as a jazz player and improviser. He had come to Istanbul in 2010 to make two recordings with Istanbul-based improvisers. One of … Continue reading

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A Midspring Night’s Improvisation

Mark Alban Lotz, Utrecht-based flute player and improviser, who is also the other half of the Lotz/Erel duo, will be in Istanbul from April 26th through May 5th, and play a series of concerts with me and other musicians. The … Continue reading

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Chen, Ağıryürüyen, Akıncı, Gürkal, Erel at Cafe Mitanni, April 5, 2013

Korhan Erel will play with American-Chinese cello, voice and electronics artist Audrey Chen and his improviser friends at Cafe Mitanni, a small, cosy jazz venue on one of the bustling streets of Beyoğlu, Istanbul’s perpetually packed headquarters of entertainment, food, … Continue reading

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