Thursday, February 13, 2014

Jazz Semai

In 1978, Erol Pekcan, Tuna Ötenel and Kudret Öztoprak ‎came up with a very dynamic, subtle, and sometimes melancholic set of songs, compiled in an album calld "Jazz Semai".

Semai is a type of folkloric singing associated to Anatolia. It therefore gives a hint of the local Turkish influences in the western standards of the album.

Here is my favourite song from the album:

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