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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 album ...

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, ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Legendary Jazz Pianist & Composer Fahir Atakoglu at Drom (NYC) on December 16

Legendary Jazz Pianist & Composer Fahir Atakoglu at Drom (NYC) on December 16

New York, NY—Legendary Jazz composer Fahir Atakoğlu will be performing live on December 16, 2010 at 9:00 PM at Drom in New York City in support of his latest CD, Faces & Places—which has reached #1 on the JazzWeek World Music Charts. Fahir will be performing at Drom with the internationally renowned musicians bassist Anthony Jackson ...

NEWS: RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: June 21, 2010

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 3 2 Dr. Lonnie Smith Spiral (Palmetto) 229 199 +30 3 62 1 5 2 7 3 Keith Jarrett & Charlie Haden Jasmine (ECM) 186 160 +26 2 59 2 5 3 6 5 Brad Mehldau Highway Rider (Nonesuch) 169 161 +8 1 54 ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Fahir Atakoglu to be Featured with Legendary Turkish Pop Singer-Songwriter Sezen Aksu

Fahir Atakoglu to be Featured with Legendary Turkish Pop Singer-Songwriter Sezen Aksu

Sunday, April 4: The Music Center at Strathmore,
North Bethesda, Maryland

Tuesday, April 6: Carnegie Hall,
New York, New York

Wednesday, April 7: New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, New Jersey

DL Media announces performance dates for Turkish pianist, composer, and arranger Fahir Atakoglu alongside legendary pop singer-songwriter, Sezen Aksu.

NEWS: RECORDING

Fahir Atakoglu's "Faces and Places" with Randy Brecker, John Patitucci, Wayne Krantz, Bob Mintzer and more

Fahir Atakoglu's "Faces and Places" with Randy Brecker, John Patitucci, Wayne Krantz, Bob Mintzer and more

Fahir Atakoglu's Faces & Places available January 5 -- features Randy Brecker, John Patitucci, Wayne Krantz, Bob Mintzer, Romero Lubambo and Horacio “El Negro" Hernandez

A highly regarded figure in his native Turkey since the 1990s, pianist-composer-arranger Fahir Atakoglu is only beginning to make his mark on stateside audiences. His latest offering, the compelling world-jazz project ...