Turkey

    • Call for praying from the muezzin of the Blue Mosque. One of the most beautiful in the muslim world. May 2014.

    • Halaï, traditional kurdish dance, danced and applauded by hundreds of persons in Istiklal Avenue, Istanbul. May 2014.

    • Song “Kalinka” played by two old-but-still-fresh crazy ukrainians. Istiklal Caddesi, Istanbul. Mai 2014.

    • Requiem for Hüseyin, recorded during a ceremony of the Alevi cult in one cemevi of Istanbul. May 2014.

    • “Üsküdar, popular turkish song, interpreted in turkish and japanese and with accordion by the incredible Hitoko. Recorded in Tarlabasi, Istanbul. June 2014.

    • One of the beautiful songs of Florin, romanian accordionist with wonderful voice playing in the streets of Istanbul. June 2014.

    • Two tunes from my friends Macit, Seray et Doğa : a cover of the “Gnossienne” from Satie (ukulele/bendir/kemençe) and a popular turkish song “Çayın Öte Yüzünde” (flut/bendir/guitar/voice). Recorded in Kadiköy, Istanbul. June 2014.

    • Jam session in the streets of Istanbul. Balkan tune with accordion/violin/clarinet/guitar/trombon/canun/cajón. June 2014.

    • The famous songs of our turkish and balkan music band, “Sokak Kahvesi Orkestrası”, formed by 6 musicians after meeting in the streets of Istanbul. June 2014.

    • Two videos of Sokak Kahvesi Orkestrası playing crazy in the ferry on Marmara Sea. June/July 2014.


    • Crowd uprising after police stopped us playing in the streets of Marmaris, Turkey. They won :). July 2014.

  • Improvisations on the ney, a traditional instrument in Soufi music, by Karahan Kadrman, an artist multi-instrumentist that i met in Kabak, Turkey. July 2014.

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