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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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N. Krahl, K. Erel, T. Tüzün, G. Gürkal at Gitarcafe, Dec 2

Nora Krahl and I had known each other only by name, through our common friend Tolga Tüzün, composer, pianist and improviser, until we had a chance meeting at Frank Gratkowski’s house in February 2013. During that meeting, it turned out that … 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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IstanPOOL in the Netherlands, September – October 2013

IstanPOOL is a brand new collective of musicians from Turkey and the Netherlands in a setting of two wind instruments, two guitars and two laptops: Michael Moore & Mark Alban Lotz (winds), Korhan Erel & Robert van Heumen (laptops, live processing), Şevket Akıncı … 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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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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Viewpoint: Ağıryürüyen, Erel, Gürkal / Özgür Müzik: free improv gathering @ Dunia, Jan 14

Sumru Ağıryürüyen (voice), Korhan Erel (computer, controllers), Giray Gürkal (electric guitar, effects) will present an evening of solo, duo and trio improvisations at Gitar Cafe, where they will attempt to look at music and each other from different viewpoints. The … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Sumru Ağıryürüyen, Korhan Erel, Giray Gürkal @ Gitar Cafe, Oct. 18

Sumru Ağıryürüyen (voice), Korhan Erel (computer, controllers), Giray Gürkal (electric guitar, effects) will present an evening of solo, duo and trio improvisations at Gitar Cafe, where they will attempt to look at music and each other from different viewpoints. The … Continue reading

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