16th March: Yarkın Duo at St. Cyprian’s Church Clarence Gate
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Baturay Yarkın @baturayarkin on #piano. 🌟
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He and his sister Nağme Yarkın played together in several continents interpreting their repertoire which consists Argentine tangos, Turkish folk music, their compositions and improvisations; and this time they were in London for Turquazz Festival!
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#turquazzfestival #yarkinduo #baturayyarkin #piano #london #jazz #nagmeyarkin #kamancheh #istanbul #jazzinlondon #anatolianjazz #stcyprians #concert
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16th March: Yarkın Duo at St. Cyprian’s, Clarence Gate
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Nağme Yarkın @nagmeyarkin playing #kamancheh of #Istanbul, which is an indispensable instrument in #Anatolian #culture and originally came from the Byzantine Empire, and continued to be used through the Ottoman Empire.
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She has fascinated the audience with her mesmerising performance on that enchanting night...✨
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16th March: Yarkın Duo at St. Cyprian’s Church Clarence Gate
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Nağme Yarkın on kamancheh of Istanbul and Baturay Yarkın on piano. The brother-sister duo brought an altogether different dynamic and angle to the Festival!
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#turquazzfestival #yarkinduo #london #jazz #nagmeyarkin #kamancheh #baturayyarkin #piano #istanbul #jazzinlondon #anatolianjazz #stcyprians
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15th March: Talk: Reflections In A Golden Horn - Jazz and Turkish Music by Francesco Martinelli
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He gave a wonderful speech on the historical connections that explain why jazz is not external and extraneous to Turkey and Anatolian music & why Turkish musicians and music fascinated jazzmen.
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18th March: Erkan Oğur / Anatolian Blues Project at @richmixlondon
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Erkan Oğur / Anatolian Blues Project band was in town! The legend was joined by Turgut Alp Bekoğlu on drums, Can Çankaya on piano, and Kağan Yıldız on bass.
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#anatolianbluesproject #turquazzfestival #london #jazz #anatolianjazz #erkanogur #turgutalpbekoglu #cancankaya #kaganyildiz #blues #richmix #richmixlondon #anatolia #festival #jazzfestival #concert
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Happy International Jazz Day!🎶
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#internationaljazzday #april30 #jazz #turquazzfestival #anatolianjazz #london #jazzinlondon #erkanoguranatolianblues #erkanogur #turgutalpbekoglu #cancankaya #kaganyildiz #richmix #richmixlondon
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13th March: Supper Club - Jazz Bites at @lazcamden

Ece is guiding diners through the short history of Anatolian and Turkish jazz and food culture
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#turquazzfestival #supperclub #lazcamden #dj #muratmeric #vinyl #ecezodemiroglu #storytelling
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26th March: The Origins feat. Barış Demirel

Barış Demirel on trumpet at @cafeotodalston
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#turquazzfestival #anatolian #jazz #london #barisdemirel #trumpet #theorigins #tritonet #cafeoto #cafeotodalston #anatolianjazz
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20th March: Timeless @phoenixartsclub
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Can Çankaya and Kağan Yıldız performanced with a simple but exquisite combination of just piano and bass respectively. They interpreted classic jazz standards as well as dip into their own composition pool.
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13th March: Supper Club - Jazz Bites
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On that Anatolian Supper Club night, Ece guided diners through a short history of Anatolian jazz and food culture whilst introducing various parts of a delicious and varied menu. Murat provided audio enhancement with Turkish jazz vinyls.
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13th March: Supper Club - Jazz Bites at @lazcamden

Was a marvelous Anatolian supper club with DJ Murat Meriç, storyteller Ece Özdemiroğlu and full tasting menu @lazcamden .
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#turquazzfestival #supperclub #lazcamden #dj #muratmeric #vinyl #ecezodemiroglu #storytelling
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14th March: Tango Dancing - The Past with DJ Murat Meriç.
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On that stunning night Murat Meriç spun some very old vinyls with dancing very much encouraged.
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 #turquazzfestival #anatolian #jazz #london #muratmeric #dj #vinyls #vinyl #tango #turkishtango #dancing #thepast
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26th March: The Origins feat. Barış Demirel
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Suat Karakuş on percussion at @cafeotodalston
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#turquazzfestival #anatolian #jazz #london #suatkarakus #percussion #theorigins #cafeoto #cafeotodalston #anatolianjazz
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26th March: The Origins feat. Barış Demirel
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Cem Tuncer on bass at @cafeotodalston ⚡️ .
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#turquazzfestival #anatolian #jazz #london #cemtuncer #bass #theorigins #cafeoto #cafeotodalston #anatolianjazz
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26th March: The Origins feat. Barış Demirel
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Dursun Can Çakın on kopuz at @cafeotodalston 🌟
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#turquazzfestival #anatolian #jazz #london #dursuncancakin #theorigins #kopuz #cafeoto #cafeotodalston #anatolianjazz
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26th March: The Origins feat. Barış Demirel
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Cem Tuncer (bass) & Suat Karakuş (percussion)
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It was definitely a fascinating night!✨
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The Origins performed as a six piece backed by Barış Demirel (trumpet), Tolga Zafer Özdemir (organ), and with a range of wild instruments.
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28th March: Poetry & Jazz @balabam_venue
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Was a special night with Turkish trio consisting of guitarist Önder Focan, bass player Ozan Musluoglu and the readers Tice Cin and Dila Vardar, join forces in pairing literature and music from the Turkish and Anatolian tradition.
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27th March: Funkbook a la Turc 🎶
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And so it happened! The concert at @606club was astonishingly great with the musicians of international standard!
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