Tag Archives: Free Improvisation

Martin Blume, Axel Dörner, Ariel Shibolet, Korhan Erel

Korhan Erel will be playing three concerts in North-Rhine Westfalia in a dream quartet initiated by drummer Martin Blume and with Axel Dörner on trumpet and Ariel Shibolet on soprano saxophone. The concert series schedule is: September 25 at Ort, Wuppertal, … Continue reading

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UnStumm, Cologne, September 5

UnStumm is a collaborative project by filmmakers, video artists and musicians from Istanbul and Cologne. UnStumm aims to produce improvised performances of film and music.  It is the brainchild of Korhan Erel and Nicola Hein, who are also the organizers and curators … Continue reading

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Concerts in August

August was supposed to be a concert-free month for Korhan Erel, but that is a very difficult task to achieve in Berlin, a city full of wonderful, curious, progressive musicians and artists. Korhan is going to play two shows that … Continue reading

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Concerts with Şevket Akıncı and Anıl Eraslan in Cologne, Hamburg and Berlin

Korhan Erel will play a series of concerts in Germany with his long-time collaborator from Istanbul, guitarist and composer Şevket Akıncı, and cellist Anıl Eraslan, with whom Korhan has been collaborating in several projects since 2010. Anıl is based in … Continue reading

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Last three shows in May

Korhan Erel will be playing two concerts and presenting a lecture-sound performance in Berlin in the last week of May. In the first concert on May 26, Tuesday, he will be playing with long-time collaborators in Berlin and Istanbul: Elisabetta … Continue reading

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Schubert, Vural, Fischerlehner, Erel at Miss Hecker – April 26

An evening of improvisation at Berlin’s cult venue Miss Hecker with Frank Paul Schubert, Uygur Vural and Rudi Fischerlehner on Sunday, April 26. Music starts at 20.30. Korhan Erel and Uygur Vural are both players in the Istanbul free improvisation … Continue reading

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Martin Blume – Luc Houtkamp – Korhan Erel at exploratorium berlin

I am very much honored to be invited to play with Martin Blume (drums) and Luc Houtkamp (saxophone) at Berlin’s fine improvised music venue exploratorium on April 19. The concert will start at 20.00. Please find more info here Martin … Continue reading

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Wegmann, Dörner, Megroz, Erel at Atelier Pia Maria, Biel

The new quartet initiated by Swiss pianist Judith Wegmann featuring Axel Dörner on trumpet, Julien Megroz on percussion, and Korhan Erel on computer and controllers will play their Swiss debut in the Montagsumsieben concert series at Atelier Pia Maria in Biel … Continue reading

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Two concerts in the New Sounds of Berlin and Istanbul at Radialsystem

Korhan Erel will play two concerts with his two Istanbul-based projects on March 14 at Radialsystem in the New Sounds of Istanbul and Berlin event organized by Borusan Music House (Istanbul) and Radialsystem (Berlin), and curated by Ipek Ipekçioğlu. The … Continue reading

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Islak Köpek’s 10th Anniversary Concerts in Istanbul and Berlin

Islak Köpek is an Istanbul-based free improvisation ensemble founded by me and Şevket Akıncı in 2005. It has been at the forefront of experimental music in Turkey ever since and has pioneered the beginning of free improvisation as an established … Continue reading

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