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Kudsi Erguner spent his childhood in the Sufi gathering places of Istanbul, mastering the reed flute of the Turkish Mevlevi tradition; and his adulthood roaming the world, performing with the likes of Peter Brook, Jean-Michel Jarre and Peter Gabriel.The collision of the vanishing Sufi traditions and the burgeoning ‘world music’ scene is beautifully evoked here, as Kudsi inKudsi Erguner spent his childhood in the Sufi gathering places of Istanbul, mastering the reed flute of the Turkish Mevlevi tradition; and his adulthood roaming the world, performing with the likes of Peter Brook, Jean-Michel Jarre and Peter Gabriel.The collision of the vanishing Sufi traditions and the burgeoning ‘world music’ scene is beautifully evoked here, as Kudsi interweaves recollections from his childhood with his experiences in showbiz.A remarkable memoir of a musician at the crossroads of East and West.Kudsi Erguner has performed throughout the world, working with such artists as Peter Gabriel, Maurice Béjart, Peter Brook and Didier Lockwood. He lives and works in Paris as a musician, composer, musicologist, teacher, author and translator....

Title : Journeys of a Sufi Musician
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ISBN : 9780863565472
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 142 Pages
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