Turquazz Festival: The Origins feat Baris Demirel


March 26


07:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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Café OTO

18-22 Ashwin Street

London, United Kingdom, E8 3DL

Led by bass player Cem Tuncer, the Origins are performing as a six piece backed by trumpet player Barış Demirel, organist Tolga Zafer Özdemir and with a range of wild instruments, including the Anatolian Kamancheh, the Kopuz (lute), kanun, clarinet, kaval, duduk, bendir and oud – no ordinary jazz set up!

Barış is well known for searching for new connections between his trumpet and digital interfaces influenced by hip hop, ambient, Turkish traditional and of course jazz. Tolga Zafer Özdemir is a writer, pianist, composer and teacher dedicated to uncovering findings on algorithmic composition and developing the Tritonet, a tool to create musical structures visually and inspired by three thousand year tablet.

The Origins feat. Barış Demirel is part of Turquazz Anatolian Jazz and Roots Festival, happening between 13-30 March 2019 in London.

Turquazz Anatolian Jazz & Roots Festival is a brand new and multidisciplinary arts festival in London, shining a light on Anatolian jazz and roots culture emanating from Turkey and its surrounding regions. Kicking off on March 13th and running till the end of the month at various venues around the capital, the festival is one of discovery boasting a packed programme of concerts, screenings, talks, dance, DJs and a pop up jazz-dining experience. Anatolian jazz without limits!
To check other events, please visit: www.turquazz.org

Turquazz is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.
The festival is produced by Loyka Visual Arts.
Thanks to all our sponsors and friends including: Turkish Embassy, Yunus Emre Institute, Turkish Airlines, MYRA, Radisson Blu, Laz Restaurant, and SOAS University of London.