The Rise Up

Artist: Mehmet Ali Sanlikol

Title: The Rise Up

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Genre: Jazz

Credits: Producer, Liner Notes


Prolific composer and multi-instrumentalist Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol will unveil his most ambitious project yet: THE RISE UP: Stories of Strife, Struggle and Inspiration with his dynamic jazz orchestra Whatsnext? Written for and featuring NEA Jazz Master Dave Liebman as soloist, The Rise Up is an epic three-part artistic masterpiece that combines traditional Middle Eastern instrumentation and classical Turkish music with the jazz language in a cosmopolitan and internalized fashion.