the memorists

Tanya Evanson

Poetry with music jewels of Jazz, Africa, Anatolia & Arabia. These are bridges between East and West, Language and Music. Based on work written during four years living in Istanbul, Turkey, and featuring collaborations with members of Mercan Dede: GÖKSEL BAKTAGIR, AYKUT SÜTOGLU, ONUR IL, YUNUS BALCIOGLU and BURAK MALÇOK and well-known Vancouver Jazz, Funk and World Music artists PEPE DANZA, SAM SHOICHET, LINX, CARLOS JOE COSTA and SERWAN YAMOLKY. Recorded in Istanbul, Turkey by Serkan Alkan and in Vancouver, Canada by William Benavides of Somos Music.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.

© 2008 by Tanya Evanson / Mother Tongue Media