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Jazz in Turkey? Jazz in Turkey the documentary can be summarized as a project in which I explore the condition, evolution and interaction of Turkish jazz music and its musicians, in ... See full summary »

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Batu Akyol

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Batu Akyol
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Credited cast:
Maffy Falay Maffy Falay ... Self
Emin Findikoglu Emin Findikoglu ... Self
Ilham Gencer Ilham Gencer ... Self
Kerem Görsev Kerem Görsev ... Self
Gungor Mimaroglu Gungor Mimaroglu ... Self
Cuneyt Sermet Cuneyt Sermet ... Self
Selcuk Sun Selcuk Sun ... Self
Okay Temiz Okay Temiz ... Self
Hulya Tuncag Hulya Tuncag ... Self
Ernie Watts Ernie Watts ... Self
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Jazz in Turkey? Jazz in Turkey the documentary can be summarized as a project in which I explore the condition, evolution and interaction of Turkish jazz music and its musicians, in parallel to Turkish history. The spark for this project, I suppose, were my encounters with Ilhan Mimaroglu's late 50s book "Caz Sanati" and the slim appendix called "Summary: Jazz in Turkey" in Cuneyt Sermet's 90s book "Cazin icinden". Afterwards, conversations with the Focan family led me to realize that despite the massive intention for research and observation regarding the topic, the project was yet an orphan. In a country with limited archives, calling the oral history-based project a daring "Turkish Jazz History" would be beyond me, so I decided to name it Jazz in Turkey instead. We started filming in 2011. The greatest hindrance for an oral history project, I suppose, is the potential of the interviewees getting lost in the turbulent waters that range between deep modesty and high ego when talking ... Written by Batu Akyol

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Turkey

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Turkish

Release Date:

30 September 2013 (Turkey) See more »

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Jazz en Turquie See more »

Filming Locations:

Istanbul, Turkey See more »

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Loyka Productions See more »
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Color (High Definition)

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16:9 HD
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