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CD Review: Mehmet Polat Trio 2nd Album “Ask Your Heart”

 Mehmet Polat Trio CD coverArtist: Mehmet Polat Trio
Title: Ask Your Heart
Label: Homerecords
Genre: world/maqam/kora music

CD Review by Dawoud Kringle

On this album you will hear the best selection of my previously unreleased compositions and artistic ideas! I’ve been looking forward to recording these for a long time. My colleagues and I played on this album with full passion and sensibility. – Mehmet Polat

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Mehmet Polat Trio

Mehmet Polat TrioGenre: Ottoman, ancient Anatolian, Balkan, and West African music

Join these three masters of traditional instruments as they transform chamber music into a sincere musical journey from the traditional past to an innovative present. With roots in Ottoman, ancient Anatolian, Balkan, and West African music traditions, the Mehmet Polat Trio poetically blends original compositions, daring improvisations, and irresistible grooves.

Mehmet Polat: Oud, Compositions
Pelin Başar: Ney
Victor Sams: Ngoni (Small Kora), Hand Percussion

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