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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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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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Dün gece seyrim içinde / Last night I dreamt of…: Turkish Songs of Protest

Posted by admin on March 11, 2014  /   No Comments

Dün gece seyrim içinde / Last night I dreamt of…: Turkish Songs of Protest Five musicians of the Dünya Ensemble on vocals and a wide range of traditional instruments offer a lively and varied program: classical compositions …

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Kickstarter Campaign Donors

Posted by admin on January 20, 2014  /   No Comments

$5 – 20  Erkan Altan Deniz-Ozan Jorge Bülent Bilir Michael Winograd $25 – 30 Can Tiryaki Christiane Karam Murat Arslan Steve Gruverman Mehmet Furkan Burak Marc Wolman Aaron Henry Emily Lau Soner Tünay Elka Raizel …

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updates on upcoming concerts

Posted by admin on June 24, 2013  /   No Comments

As a result of the current events which started at Istanbul’s Gezi Park our ensemble and Erkan Oğur do not feel that it will be appropriate to perform music in a festival environment. We are …

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Jazz Orchestra CD recording in progress

Posted by admin on May 12, 2013  /   No Comments

During May 2012 Sanlıkol took 13 musicians to record 5 compositions he scored for the jazz combo to the award-winning recording studio, Futura Productions. He was able to accomplish this goal since he had just …

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Istanbul Jazz Festival

Posted by admin on May 8, 2013  /   No Comments

  Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol performs @ İstanbul Jazz Festival Led by composer Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol and composed of prominent musicians, Sanlıkol Hybrid Jazz Orchestra will perform pieces from Sanlıkol’s new album to be released in June …

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Bursa Festival

Posted by admin on May 8, 2013  /   No Comments

Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol performs @ Bursa Festival Led by composer Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol and composed of prominent musicians, Sanlıkol Hybrid Jazz Orchestra will perform pieces from Sanlıkol’s new album to be released in June together with one …

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