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Fahir Atakoglu

A native of Turkey, born in Istanbul, Fahir Atakoğlu is an international award winning composer and pianist, in the fields of large symphonic works and film music. His works have also been performed in various music festivals in Europe and across The United States to much acclaim. He is now finding a growing audience in Europe, Japan and in North America as well. His sensitivity as a composer deeply moves the audience by his unique rhythmic, melodic and harmonic sense. His music reflects his extraordinary talent in blending different musical cultures which make his compositions speak with striking originality, and always wonderfully connected to the culture of his motherland

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Fahir Atakoğlu: The 'Music Of Hope Tour' At Merkin Hall - March 12 - All-Star Band And String Section!

Fahir Atakoğlu: The 'Music Of Hope Tour' At Merkin Hall - March 12 - All-Star Band And String Section!

Fahir Atakoğlu: The Music of Hope Tour 2020. The Music of Hope Tour is dedicated to all of the refugees in the world. Personnel Fahir Atakoğlu: piano Horacio “El Negro" Hernandez: drums Armando Gola; bass Bob Franceschini: saxophone Letizia Gambi: vocalist Estrella Acosta: vocalist ...

Live at Umbria Jazz

Label: Far&Here
Released: 2016
Track listing: Beyoglu; Sync-Op; Aheste; Faces; Gypsy In Me; Connection; Black Sea; ESS; Trapped; Saturday.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Fahir Atakoglu: Live At Umbria Jazz

Read "Live At Umbria Jazz" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

It is fascinating how different cultures can merge in music. Turkish-born pianist Fahir Atakoglu's trio is a fine example of a group where influences from around the world meet in original compositions that speak the international language of music. Atakoglu brings his advanced understanding of meter and melody to his compositions and drummer ...

ARTICLE: PROFILES

Fahir Atakoglu: Istanbul Blues

Read "Fahir Atakoglu: Istanbul Blues" reviewed by Duncan Heining

The history of jazz has been one of fusion. Its musicians and composers have continually drawn upon a huge range of different musics to create the rich and diverse tapestry that is world jazz today. Jazz is an evolving tradition of music-making. And how often, in the life stories of individual jazz musicians, do we see ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Fahir Atakoglu: Live At Umbria Jazz

Read "Live At Umbria Jazz" reviewed by James Nadal

The globalization of jazz has not only garnered an expansive audience for the music, but has also brought worldwide artists into the genre, bringing with them unique cultural distinctions and dimensions. The Italian city of Umbria is home to the esteemed Teatro Morlachi, where in 2010, pianist Fahir Atakoglu recorded Live At Umbria Jazz an adrenaline ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Fahir Atakoglu's "Live At Umbria Jazz" Featuring Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez & Alain Caron

Fahir Atakoglu's "Live At Umbria Jazz" Featuring Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez & Alain Caron

Fahir Atakoğlu's Live at Umbria Jazz Featuring Horacio “El Negro" Hernandez and Alain Caron Release Date: January 19, 2016 New 2016 Release Integrates Cuban Rhythms & Middle Eastern Melodies—World Tour Planned Fahir Atakoğlu releases his latest CD Live at Umbria Jazz (Far & Here label) on January 19, which is the 17th ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Fahir Atakoglu Returns to Drom NYC

Fahir Atakoglu Returns to Drom NYC

New York, NY: By popular demand legendary Jazz composer/pianist Fahir Atakoğlu will be returning to play live at Drom in New York City on October 5, 2011 at 8:00 PM. Rendering music from his critically acclaimed U.S. Jazz CD releases, If, Istanbul in Blue and his latest CD, Faces & Places—and having reached #1 on the ...

NEWS: EVENT

Jazzahead! Europe's Most Important Jazz Convention Announces Exciting Schedule: Bremen, Germany - April 28-May 1, 2011

Jazzahead! Europe's Most Important Jazz Convention Announces Exciting Schedule: Bremen, Germany - April 28-May 1, 2011

New York—As the globalization of jazz continues, Germanyʼs jazzahead has become the premier meeting place for members of the jazz industry. It is an international gathering that serves as a networking opportunity and European portal for jazz enterprise. It brings together media, artists, labels, agents, buyers, sellers, and important jazz gatekeepers. jazzahead announces this yearʼs schedule, ...


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