ORIENTAL WIND

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Okay Temiz was born in Istanbul in 1939. He grew up in Ankara and received his musical education as a drummer and percussionist at the conservatory there. He felt a pull towards a kind of global musical idiom at a very early stage. After completing his studies, Temiz was compelled to earn his bread by playing in Turkish show and dance bands. Nonetheless, he dedicated his spare time to studying his kindred musical spirits.

Temiz finally found what he was looking for in Stockholm. Not, as one might expect, among Swedish jazz musicians, but among the Africans and Afro-Americans who had settled in that northern metropolis. More specifically, it was Okay Temiz who was found. Don Cherry, a pioneer of global musical thought, took notice of the Turkish drummer with the unusual ideas. The drummer thus gained admission into quite an illustrious circle comprising musicians such as: Mongezi Feza, Chris McGregor,
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ORIENTAL WIND Oriental Wind album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Oriental Wind
World Fusion 1977
ORIENTAL WIND Zikir album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Zikir
World Fusion 1979
ORIENTAL WIND Chila-Chila album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chila-Chila
World Fusion 1979
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Bazaar
World Fusion 1981
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Life Road
World Fusion 1983
ORIENTAL WIND Oriental Wind / Karnataka College Of Percussion : Sankirna album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Oriental Wind / Karnataka College Of Percussion : Sankirna
World Fusion 1985

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Live In Der Balver Höhle
World Fusion 1978
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Live In Bremen
World Fusion 1982

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