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Concerts in Berlin in May

Korhan Erel will present some of his recent collaborations with Berlin-based improvisers in Spektrum and Officina Neukölln in May, as well as performing in a re-run of the Hide&Seek shows in the Jewish Museum. On May 30, he’ll be part of … Continue reading

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Concerts in September

Korhan Erel will play many concerts in several German cities in September. The first twoconcerts will be in the Platzhirsch Festival in Duisburg on September 3 and 4 with the core trio Empire of Thorsten Töpp, Liz Allbee and Korhan … Continue reading

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Concerts in Wiesbaden, Frankfurt, Berlin, Munich, Krailling

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 … Continue reading

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Frank Gratkowski, Kazuhisa Uchihashi, Emilio Gordoa, Korhan Erel

This concert’s going to be special. Korhan will be meeting three amazing players at Berlin’s secretive, cosy space Miss Hecker on April 17. Korhan has played several concerts with Emilio Gordoa in Berlin and with Frank Gratkowski in Istanbul and … Continue reading

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Serene plays two concerts in Cologne

Serene is a duo with Cologne-based composer, pianist and singer Laia Genc and Korhan Erel, where Korhan processes Laia’s piano, voice as well as some beatmaking and finger drumming. Serene plays mainly Laia’s compositions. Their debut concert was at Salon … 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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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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Lotz / Erel duo – Hein / Erel / Marien trio

Korhan met Mark Alban Lotz in Istanbul in 2010, a few days before they went into the stuido to record Islak Köpek’s album “Istanbul Improv Sessions May 4th”. That album, released in 2011 on Evil Rabbit Recordings, has been receiving quite good … Continue reading

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