MP3 Askin Serbetci, Ibrahim Turmen & Omar Faruk Tekbilek - Play Your Cymbals
High energy "Belly Dance" music recored by Top World Musicians. Each selective piece is recorded especially for everyone''s listening and dancing pleasure.
13 MP3 Songs in this album (43:20) !
Related styles: WORLD: Turkish contemporary, WORLD: Belly Dancing
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Studio Askin has produced a high energy recording that the "Belly Dance" industry and many fans have been waiting for. Each selective piece included in this cd album is recorded especially for everyone''s listening and dancing pleasure. Also featuring "Play Your Cymbals" a song created for belly dancers around the world. Featuring Special Guest Artist Omar Faruk Tekbilek (World Musician), Ibrahim "The Sultan" Turmen (Master Percussionist & Vocalist) and Askin Serbetci (Mid-Eastern Keyboards).
IBRAHIM TURMEN (EEBO) interest and love for percussion has earned him a remarkable reputation in his field and especially within the bellydance community world over. EEBO has been traveling, recording, performing and teaching rhythm workshops since the early 80''s. EEBO has also been involved in composing songs for the past 10 years. He has performed in many places including the Kool Jazz Festivals, World Music Series and appeared in numerous T.V. Shows in cities he has traveled to. Some of his performances include Madison Square Garden and Lincoln Arts Center. He is well experienced in all types of domestic and foreign music. He is one of the co-founders of the popular "THE SULTANS MID-EASTERN BAND."
OMAR FARUK TEKBILEK, honored as a peacemaker and virtuoso, is now one of the most sought-after Turkish/Middle Eastern musicians living in the United States. Relentless worldwide touring and welcoming openness to music from all cultures position him as a rare artist who transcends political obstacles while maintaining traditional sensibilities in a way few artists can manage. He is a virtuoso on several instruments: The nay (bamboo flute), the zurna (double-reed oboe like instrument), the baglama (long-necked lute) and percussions , as well as a masterful performer on dozens more.
ASKIN SERBETCI , his musical inspiration started as a child learning to play the clarinet for the school orchestra. At the age of 13, he further advanced his passion by learning to play Kanun. His talent has earned him to get accepted by "The Sultans" as keyboard player and working tediously with his mentor "Omar Faruk Tekbilek. Together, they traveled the country performing various events and building there musical repertoire which accelerated his professional career. He continues his passion for music as a composer, producer and recording engineer specializing in "World Music". His compositions include a variety of genres, encompassing music from eastern cultures and a blend of eastern instruments and patterns mixed with western styles.
MURAT TEKBILEK was born into a family of musicians. Since the age of 5, he has studied with his father Omar Faruk and his uncle Ibrahim Turmen (another master musician). Murat became a master darbuka, def, bendir and daire player. He has performed in numerous concerts and camps all over the USA, performing with a variety of Turkish, Greek, and Lebanese musicians. For the past 3 years he has been on tour with his father’s ensemble and has been playing venues in Spain, Italy, Holland, Greece, Turkey, England, Australia, and Russia.