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Fahir Atakoğlu New Release For Love Featuring Vocalists Buika, Luciana Souza, Letizia Gambi & Aimée Allen!

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One of the outstanding pianists and composers today . . . At the cutting edge of the world music. —Ahmet Ertegun, Atlantic Records
An unrepentant romantic, Turkish-American pianist-composer-arranger Fahir Atakoğlu is all-in For Love (Far & Here, LLC) on his 18th album as a leader. A visionary undertaking that blends musical elements from Turkey, Spain, Italy, the Middle East, Cuba and Brazil while revealing touches of American jazz in the freewheeling improvisations heard throughout, For Love also carries the majestic sweep of symphonic polyphony in Fahir's stirring string orchestrations. With world-class musicians in American saxophonist Bob Franceschini, Canadian bassist Alain Caron, Turkish percussionist Mustafa Boztuy and Cuban drumming marvel Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez,

For Love also features an international cast of vocalists in Spain's Buika, Brazil's Luciana Souza, Italy's Letizia Gambi and American rising star jazz singer Aimée Allen, each contributing lyrics while singing in their native tongue.

~Bill Milkowski, Liner Notes

Fahir Atakoğlu: Piano
Horacio “El Negro" Hernandez: Drums
Alain Caron: Bass
Mustafa Boztuy: Darbuka & Bendir
Bob Franceschini: Saxophone
Romero Lubambo: Guitar

Vocalists
Buika
Luciana Souza
Letizia Gambi
Aimée Allen
Plus Orchestration

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