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“The music on Resolution is delightfully accessible thanks to Istanbul-born Sanlıkol’s earnest and eager pursuit of the threads that connect the traditional music of his homeland with American jazz, funk and r&b” DownBeat Magazine

Posted by admin on July 25, 2016  /   No Comments

READ THE ENTIRE REVIEW. More info under the Whatsnext? tab

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Harabi

Harabat / The Intoxicated

Orchestra with soloist

(excerpt) Composed by Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol Text: Edip Harabi (1853-1917) Commissioned by Carnegie Hall / ACO Performed by American Composers Orchestra George Manahan, Music Director and Conductor Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol, Vocals and Ud Recorded by …

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Vecd

String Orchestra

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Byzantium

Chamber Ensemble

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The Blue Typhoon

Cello Quartet

Commissioned by The Boston Cello Quartet. Composed in 2014. Recorded at Futura Productions in Roslindale, MA by The Boston Cello Quartet.

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Hüda

A Song for those in Love with God

Türki beray-ı Aşıkan-ı Hüda / A Song for those in Love with God text: Şahin (17th c.) music: anonymous Transcribed by Ali Ufki Edited by Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol, voice, üç telli Robert …

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Babam

Şu yalan dünya

Choir with soloist

Dedicated to the loving memory of Dr. Hüseyin Parkan Sanlıkol Composed by Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol Text by Karacaoğlan Commissioned by Dünya Müziği Derneği Performed by NEC Chamber Singers on Monday, April 25, 2016 at NEC’s …

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Introducing Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol & Whatsnext

Posted by admin on August 29, 2014  /   No Comments

I am excited to announce a short tour I will be doing with my unique jazz band which pairs Turkish instruments such as zurna (double reed wind), ney (end-blown flute), kös (large kettledrums) and nekkare (small …

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Posted by admin on April 2, 2014  /   No Comments

Whatsnext, my new large jazz ensemble album, is now available for purchase through Bandcamp and iTunes or you can stream it through Spotify. Bandcamp CD: http://dunya.bandcamp.com/album/whatsnext iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/whatsnext/id826720935?uo=4 spotify: https://play.spotify.com/album/1X7lGXksIymLMvfDSijd93 Regattabar: http://www.getshowtix.com/regattabar/moreinfo.cgi?id=3113 DromNYC: http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/486289?utm_medium=bks  

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Posted by admin on March 18, 2014  /   No Comments

Whatsnext CD Release Concerts Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol will present his modern jazz compositions for big band as well as compositions specifically influenced by Turkish music for the jazz combo from his new album. Locations, Dates/Times, Prices:  Thurs., April …

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