Tag Archives: Islak Köpek

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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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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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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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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Islak Köpek with Sumru Ağıryürüyen, Seda Röder and Korhan Erel

Istanbul-based free improvisation ensemble Islak Köpek curates bi-monthly evenings of freely improvised music at Gitar Cafe where they invite several musicians. This month, guest musicians are Sumru Ağıryürüyen (voice), acclaimed new music pianist Seda Röder and myself. As some of you … Continue reading

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Islak Köpek @ Gitar Cafe, Dec 6, 2012

Istanbul-based free improvisation ensemble Islak Köpek will start their monthly concert series at Gitar Cafe on December 6, 2012. The concert will start at 9pm. In this series, Islak Köpek will alternate between playing as an ensemble and collaborating with … Continue reading

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Serra Yılmaz & Islak Köpek @ Akbank Jazz Festival

Korhan Erel’s free improvisation ensemble Islak Köpek continues their collaboration with actress Serra Yılmaz with a concert in the Akbank Jazz Festival, which is Turkey’s most progressive music festival organized by Pozitif. The collaboration between Yılmaz and Islak Köpek is … Continue reading

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