“one of the best British-based discoveries of the year” THE GUARDIAN
"a rising star and a truly sublime singer of rebetika" EVENING STANDARD
"possesses the smokiness that marks a true rembetiko singer" NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO USA
Çiğdem Aslan’s debut album Mortissa chosen as
* Songlines Magazine Album Of The Year 2013
* Nominated as Best Album in the fRoots Magazine Critics’ Poll
Go on a magical journey into the world of smyrniac rebetiko, the so-called ‘Blues of the Aegean’!
Illustrating a shared culture poignantly described in Louis de Bernieres’ novel Birds Without Wings, Greek and Turkish songs from 1920s, 30s are brought to life in sparkling arrangements by a gorgeous voice full of character and passion and backed by a band of some of London’s finest musicians in this field, evoking times past with fresh style.
With full band!
Tickets £15 seated £10 standing
Also available from Kazum direct 07966 452557.
KINDLY SPONSORED BY THE MOCKINGBIRD
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