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Hawniyaz

Label: Harmonia Mundi
Released: 2016
Track listing: Delale; Rewend; Xidire min; Malan Barkir-Bêrîvanê; Ehmedo-Ez reben Im.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Kayhan Kalhor: Hawniyaz

Read "Hawniyaz" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

Western music listeners may not be quick to conjure a connection with Iran and improvised music but there is much spontaneity across genres throughout the Central Asian region. One of the few artists known to U.S. markets is kamancheh virtuoso Kayhan Kalhor. The kamancheh, sometimes called the “spike fiddle," is common to Central Asia and dates ...

Kula Kulluk Yakisir Mi

Label: ECM Records
Released: 2013
Track listing: Improvisation I; Alli Turnam; Improvisation II; Deli Derviş; Daldalan Bari; Improvisation III; Kula Kulluk Yakişir Mi; Improvisation IV; Improvisation V; The Wind; Intertwining Melodies: Sivas Halayi, Mevlam Birçok Dert Vermiş, Erik Dali Gevrektir, Gol Nishan.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Stefano Bollani / Hamilton de Holanda: O que sera

Read "O que sera" reviewed by John Kelman

Intentional or not, ECM's simultaneously release of Iranian kamencheh master Kayhan Kalhor and Turkish baglama expert Erdal Erzincan's Kula Kulluk Yakişir Mi (2013) with O que será, which captures a positively electrifying 2012 performance by efferverscent Italian pianist Stefano Bollani and Brazilian bandolim virtuoso Hamilton de Holanda, does more than merely celebrate the intimate potential of ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Kayhan Kalhor / Erdal Erzincan: Kula Kulluk Yakisir Mi

Read "Kula Kulluk Yakisir Mi" reviewed by John Kelman

When Kayhan Kalhor and Erdal Erzincan released The Wind (ECM, 2004), it was often shockingly beautiful evidence that jazz doesn't own the concept of improvisation--already a millennial concept when jazz first emerged in recognizable form at the turn of the 20th century. There are academics who now assert that “America's classical music" actually dates farther back, ...

I Will Not Stand Alone

Label: World Village
Released: 2012
Track listing: Between The Heavens And Me; Where Are You?; The Laziest Summer Afternoon; Dancing Under The Walnut Tree; Hear Me Cry; Pluck A Star From The Sky; Here I Am Alone Again; I Will Not Stand Alone.

ARTICLE: YEAR IN REVIEW

Eyal Hareuveni's Best Releases of 2012

Read "Eyal Hareuveni's Best Releases of 2012" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

A list of some of the new releases that enriched life in 2012. In no particular order... Peter Brötzmann Chicago TentetWalk, Love, SleepSmalltown Superjazz A long time ago I lost count of how many albums I have by Peter Brötzmann. Or how many I still want ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Kayhan Kalhor & Ali Bahrami Fard: I Will Not Stand Alone

Read "I Will Not Stand Alone" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Iranian kamanche virtuoso and innovative composer Kayhan Kalhor is known for his international collaborations with cellist Yo Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, the Persian-Indian ensemble m: Ghazal = 23569, and the Brooklyn Rider string quartet . I Will Not Stand Alone, is a spellbinding meditation on one of the most difficult stages in his ...


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