This is a multi-faceted fusion of Jazz, Funk, Deephouse, Electronic and Turkish Music that are additionally interpreted by vocalists and rappers who span the musical genres that illuminates the feelings of what the Art of Banksy evoke in Fahir Atakoglu.

 

 

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his is a multi-faceted fusion of Jazz, Funk, Deephouse, Electronic and Turkish Music that are additionally interpreted by vocalists and rappers who span the musical genres that illuminates the feelings of what the Art of Banksy evoke in Fahir Atakoglu.

 The concept and script, created by Fahir is a coming together of the philosophy and Art of Banksy and the philosophy and poetry of the revered Persian Poet, Rumi.

“Musical Reflections of the Art of Banksy” was composed for “The Art of Banksy” exhibition in Istanbul.  For the recording, Fahir Atakoğlu created a 6 part 25 minute length musical composition.  The lyrics are a compilation of Rumi’s poems and Banksy quotes. 

Banksy is British graffiti artist, political activist and film director whose real identity is unknown.  His works of political and social commentary have been featured on streets, walls, and bridges of cities throughout the world.

Rumi is a 13th century Persian poet, jurist, Islamic scholar, theologian and Sufi mystic.  His influence transcends national borders and ethnicities.  He has been described as the “most popular and best selling poet” in the United States.  Rumi inspires love, unity, freedom of the soul, who we are as individuals and our value and purpose in this universe.

“The Art of Banksy” exhibition in Istanbul is curated by Steven Lazarides and was organised by IEG (Istanbul Entertainment Group).

“Musical Reflections of the Art of Banksy “was recorded in Istanbul and in the U.S.A. with a combination of Turkish and American musicians and actors.

Artists, rappers & singers:  Awa Sal Secka, Theresa Cunningham, Thony Mena, Louis Davis

Musicians:  Fretless guitar & ebow,  Fatih Ahiskali – Ney, Eyup Hamis – Gazel, Bekir Unluataer, Aliye; Trumpet & Flugelhorn, Gary Winters – Saxophones, David Milzow.

All music composed, arranged and produced by Fahir Atakoğlu

Published by FAR & HERE LLC/Fahir Atakoğlu

Recorded at 8112 Studios, Potomac, MD, USA

Mixed & Mastered by Caglar Yilmazkul, Istanbul Turkey

“Musical Reflections of the Art of Banksy” is only for digital release and it is available on iTunes, Amazon, CDBaby, Spotify, Tidal, Google, and all other major download sites.