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Jazzy, traditional, ambient Turkish music
October 15, 2011 6:48 AM   Subscribe

Taksim Trio is a super-group from Istanbul composed of Hüsnü Senlendirici, one of the greatest clarinet players alive, Aytac Dogan on qanun (zither) and Ismail Tuncbilek on saz (long necked lute). More of their music that can be found on Youtube. A glowing Album review & some background. Their Myspace.
posted by growabrain (6 comments total) 23 users marked this as a favorite

 
Lovely.
I can hear Turkish or Moroccan contemporary music just by turning on the radio and looking for radio channels that cater to immigrants to the Netherlands. But somehow those radio channels have always seemed rather inaccessible to me.
So this is a very welcome intro in good Turkish music. Tx.
posted by joost de vries at 7:08 AM on October 15, 2011


This is great.
posted by Dr Dracator at 8:35 AM on October 15, 2011


Love this!!! Thanks.
posted by HopperFan at 10:02 AM on October 15, 2011


Really nice. Always up for some yackity saz.
posted by UbuRoivas at 1:34 PM on October 15, 2011 [1 favorite]


This is one of those posts where there isn't much to say beyond "Very cool, thanks!"
posted by bardic at 8:29 PM on October 15, 2011


This may be one of the most gorgeous things I have ever heard.
posted by lizarrd at 3:58 AM on October 16, 2011


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