A wide selection of Oriental Turkish funk music for listening and dancing. The tracks are ranging from traditional Turkish Folk to funky belly dance sound and from electrified bouzouki beats to exotic fuzzy riffs. Mostly traditional tracks are taken from the zourna & hanging drum playing style that is practiced in this kind of music and in fact it usually plays at the weddings. Here played with the western instruments including bass guitar, hammond organ and drum set.
Esin Engin Orkestrası – Modern Oyun Havaları [Arsivplak]
This album is one of the best selling album in Turkey’s musical history. “Modern Oyun Havaları” which means “Modernised folk-dance Music” was first released in 1973 by Kent (Kent Ses ve Plak Endüstrisi). Esin Engin who was a singer, arranger and composer almost the youngest and one of the most outstanding musicians of Turkey. He was the first arranger who used both native and pop music instruments correctly without changing the characteristics of Turkish music’s rhythms and melodies. His albums were also the best-selling records among tourists from all over the world that came to see the priceless natural and historical treasures of Turkey. In this album, you’ll find a good selection of modernized hits of the most famous Turkish belly dance Wedding house melodies.