19 October 2018160Marc Sinan & Oğuz Büyükberber’s first ECM project together, “White”, received 4.5 stars from DownBeat magazine and is one of the most exciting albums of the year. This album can be seen as a step towards the increasing popularity of jazz duo albums.
24 March 2018307“All In My Mind” was recorded live in the famous New York City jazz club ‘Jazz Standard’ during the birthday celebrations that lasted a week, and Smith shows his listeners that he hasn’t lost the soul of “Evolution”.
17 October 2017383Muthspiel upgrades his gameplay in Rising Grace and includes pianist Brad Mehldau and trumpet player Ambrose Akinmusire to the band, crafting an album which is reminiscent of “Driftwood” when it comes to its harmonic richness.
14 January 2017580Another reason why I like Tamer Temel’s music is the way he names his pieces. The titles represent the feelings these pieces stir in our hearts, and his ability to pinpoint these names make Tamer Temel very special.
6 January 2017432Act Company released several albums with the title “Jazz At Berlin Philarmonic” in the recent years. As suggested by this title, the company was bringing to light some very interesting albums with very different musical concepts.
5 January 2017478Act Company released several albums with the title “Jazz At Berlin Philarmonic” in the recent years. As suggested by this title, the company was bringing to light some very interesting albums with very different musical concepts.
24 December 2016450Jazz vocalist Martha Mavroidi is one of the youngest players of lavta (a plucked string instrument, which is made famous in Turkey by Tamburi Cemil Bey) in a country where guitar, mandolin, balalaika, and Balkan instruments like oud are popular.
18 November 2016421Joey Alexander. He was born in June 2003, meaning he is 13 years old now. He started listening to and playing jazz when he was 6 years old. He released his first album “My Favorite Things” in 2015 when he was 11 years old. He released his second album “Countdown” in 2016 when he was 13 years old.
3 November 2016581It should be mentioned before anything else that it isn’t likely to see a musician with a Turkish nationality or background in the famous jazz magazine Downbeat, known and respected not only in the States but worldwide.