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Okay Temiz: Okay Temiz’s Oriental Wind Live at Montreux Jazz Festival 1982

Read "Okay Temiz’s Oriental Wind Live at Montreux Jazz Festival 1982" reviewed by Matthew Hutchison

The six-plus decade resume of Okay Temiz is a landscape snapshot of someone who made the most of their professional opportunities from different angles. A sliver of the performance side has brought him partnerships with American jazz giants Don Cherry, Dexter Gordon, Art Taylor and Clark Terry, along with an array of established European and South African peers. Another angle of his creative side stems from Temiz's creation of his percussion instruments to incorporate in a standard kit, including his ...


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