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Biography:
 

The four members of Netherlands-based Arifa come from Babylon, Istanbul, Bucharest and Amsterdam to take the audience on a truthful and adventurous musical journey. Arifa plays original compositions and ancient melodies from the Arabic, Anatolian and Balkan worlds, combined with live electronics and contemporary Jazz.

Arifa's secret is the creative chemistry between its four members - Alex Simu (Romania)on saxophone, clarinet & live laptop; Mehmet Polat (Turkey) on ud; Franz von Chossy (Germany) on piano and Sjahin During (Turkey/Holland) on Afro Anatolian percussion.

Coming from Romania, Turkey, the Netherlands and Germany their music is just as diverse as their origins, moving from traditional Turkish and Balkan sounds to jazz and classical music and take the audience on a truthful and adventurous musical journey. Original compositions and ancient melodies from Arabic, Anatolian and Balkan worlds, combined with live electronics and contemporary improvised music.

Official Web Site: www.arifamusic.com


Discography:
 

Anatolian Alchemy


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Turkish, Anatolian, Balkan, Jazz, World Fusion