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Label: WM Recordings (NL), KNOCHENSACHE (DE), re:konstruKt
Bio: konstruKt was founded in 2008 to play improvised music.
:: KORHAN ARGÜDEN // drums
:: ÖZÜN USTA // percussion
:: UMUT ÇAGLAR // guitar / guitar synth / fx
:: KORHAN FUTACI // reeds / fx / voice
:: EVAN PARKER // reeds
:: PETER BRÖTZMANN // reeds
:: MARSHALL ALLEN (Sun Ra...See Full Bio
“Freedom is sweeping the globe. Maybe not in terms of political discourse, business or education, but maybe more importantly, musically. In places like Beirut and Istanbul, the free jazz scene is very much alive. The band konstruKt, made up of guitarist Umut Çağlar, saxophonist Korhan Futaci, drummer Korhan Argüden and percussionist Özün Usta has been garnering attention not only at home in Turkey but in European improvised music circles. They have performed with the likes of British free jazz saxophonist Evan Parker, Dutch pianist Michiel Braam's Bik Bent Baam, Swiss saxophonist Jürg Solothurnmann and recently saxophonists Peter Brötzmann and Marshall Allen. To record with these jazz giants is, indeed, a stamp of approval and hopefully their message of liberating music can be heard by a larger audience....”