world music of Turkish, Greek and Mediterranean origin
Established in 1997 in Ankara (Turkey), Karagüneş is an original band aimed at proposing a musical dialogue between Europe and Anatolia, the cradle of one of the oldest civilisations of mankind as well as cultural bridge between East and West. The group stands out for the freedom of its stylistic choices, the experimental character of the material management and the assiduous search for an involving interpretative vitality.
Özgür Yalçin – Voice, Santur, Guitars
Vaggelis Merkouris – Oud, Voice
Claudio Cadei – Violin, Lavta
Pippi Dimonte – Contrabass
Alberto Mammollino – Percussion