Tanya Evanson | The Memorists

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The Memorists

by Tanya Evanson

Spoken World Music recorded in Istanbul, Turkey and Vancouver, Canada: a treasure chest of poetry and song with music jewels of Jazz, Africa, Anatolia and Arabia
Genre: World: World Traditions
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Little Maiseboa
1:49 $0.99
2. I am Not Together
2:49 $0.99
3. Blood and Honey
3:01 $0.99
4. Slow Man
4:15 $0.99
5. Dervish Weaponry . Dervis Silahi
4:12 $0.99
6. Living is Nothing
4:10 $0.99
7. The Importance of Roads
3:32 $0.99
8. Gifted Figs
3:09 $0.99
9. The Source
4:54 $0.99
10. Human Clay
3:05 $0.99
11. Turkish Coffee
1:23 $0.99
12. Istanblues
2:47 $0.99
13. Book of Human Being
4:10 $0.99
14. Kan ve Bal
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15. Notes Upon Leaving the Country
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16. Little
0:04 album only
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Album Notes
"Many verses have flowed under the bridge since 2004's Invisible World CD. Relocated to Istanbul, poet Evanson immersed in that country's musical depth and explored new spiritual views. The result is an album of 16 tracks with backing from leading Turkish, Romany and Vancouver jazz players that takes you on a journey from entrancing "Dervish Weaponry -- Dervis Silahi" nights to the funky groove of "Turkish Coffee" and beyond. Always over the great music is her powerful voice and taut storytelling. This is the rarest of things: A great spoken-word album. A- "
STUART DERDEYN - THE PROVINCE, Vancouver BC 11/25/2008

An audio CD of poetry with music jewels of Jazz, Africa, Anatolia & Arabia. These are bridges between East and West, Language and Music. Launched on October 29, 2008 in Vancouver BC.

Based on work written during four years living in Istanbul, Turkey, this fusion CD features collaborations with classical and gypsy musicians from Electronic World Music group Mercan Dede: Goksel Baktagir, Aykut Sutoglu, Onur Il, Yunus Balcioglu and Burak Malcok as well as collaborations with well-known international Vancouver BC Jazz, Funk and World Music artists Pepe Danza, Sam Shoichet, Linx, Carlos Joe Costa and Serwan Yamolky.

Recorded in Istanbul, Turkey by Serkan Alkan and in Vancouver, Canada by William Benavides of Somos Music.



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