A New Side of Kurdish Fusion

Adir Jan – Leyla

Adir Jan – Leyla (Trikont, 2019)

Singer-songwriter and saz player Adir Jan Tekîn formed the project Adir Jan (Adirjam) in the spring of 2014. Although born in Berlin, Germany, Adir Jan has Kurdish ancestry.

Adir plays the saz (long-necked lute). His captivating music combines traditional Mediterranean and Middle Eastern music with pop, psychedelic music and progressive rock.

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.

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