Turku CD's and Videos

Turku's Alleys of Istanbul "Alleys of Istanbul " is a musical tour of this ancient city, whose streets pulse to the cultural origins of their inhabitants; Turks, Greeks, Azeri, Iranians, Kurds, Turkmen, and Romany. Songs include Mastoom, Mastoom, Bir Demet Yasemen, Rampi Rampi, Misket, Uskudara Gideriken, and Muhabet.

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"Nomads of the Silk Road" brings you songs of the nomadic tribes of Turkey and Persia; some of which have not been heard outside of these places. Included are Shupe, Fidayda, Sheydaii, Rumelaj, Lesge, Gusheh Chaman, and the joyous "Variations on a Kurdish Theme."

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Turku's Nomads of the Silk Road
Turku's third CD. "Özlem"  means "longing". Also included are Hicaz Dolap, Al Fadimem, Majnun Nabudom, Penceresi Yola Karsi, Havada Bulut Yok, Cokertme, Kaytagi, and Aksaray'in Taslari, Daveed's Drum Solo, and Eski Zebegi.
$15 + $2 S&H

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Turku's high energy performance of Nomadic Tribal music and dance, digitally recorded live at the historic Newberry Opera House. Turku celebrates the Turkish, Persian, Azeri, and Kurdish roots from their first CD, Alleys of Istanbul. 60 minutes in stereo VHS.
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Turku's 1999 video
Turku's nomads video Turku returns with the exotic and irresistible Nomads of the Silk Road tour. From Turkey to Afghanistan, Turku's tapestry of music and dance includes the cultures of Turkey, Persia, Rom, Azerbaijan, Caucusus, and Turkmen. Turku's performances have been praised as "virtuosic, high energy and inspired." "Exhilarating and one-of-a-kind." 60 minutes in VHS. $20 + $2 S&H

An instructional CD ROM for all skill levels who are looking for the secrets to mastering the finger cymbals. This is a very complete course in zils that includes information you won't find anywhere else. This edition includes text, audio and video files (wav and mpg); everything you need to blow your zil playing wide open! Great for dancers or percussionists who want to play zils as accessory percussion in a band or drum circle. More info $25 + $2 S&H





Our violinist Farzad is also adept at many other instruments, as he shows beautifully on "Sandstorm", his solo album. A favorite of dancers, it is also a recording that you can just sit and listen to. More on  Farzad's web site.




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Turku also has in their discography "Tales from a Turkish Tea Room",
and a single, "Aksarai 'n Taslari". (Neither currently available)

Distribution..
CDbaby.com
Tower Records
Amazon.com
Touch the Earth
Hughes Education
Papa Jazz
Sounds Familiar
KarmaSonics
Pe-ko International Records
Scheherezade Imports
Tribe Badir
Panther Primitives
Domba
Qamar Franji

Digital Distribution...
GreatIndie.com
Buy.com
qtrnote.com
Rhapsody
mp3tunes
Ruckus (subscriptions for college students)
Tradebit
MusicMatch
PassAlong.com
BuyMusic
Apple iTunes
MusicNet
BuyMusic
Liquid Digital Media
DiscLogic
Lindows
Music4Cents
Cingular mMode Music
Etherstream
RuleRadio
EMEPE3
CatchMusic
Sony Connect
MusicIsHere
Puretracks
NetMusic
AliveAudio
LoudEye
MSN Music
Digital KioskTechnologies
On-line Promo
DigiPie


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