In this episode, Turkish vocalist Sanem Kalfa joins me to talk about her new album "Dance". We discuss how she went from studying classical cello in Turkey to jazz singing in the Netherlands, the 10 year collaboration with her bandmate George Dumitriu, and how they drew inspiration from the poetry of Rumi for this album.
Sanem recommended reading Rumi, there are too many different collections of his poems and stories to name any specific one.
Music featured in this episode:
"Dance" and "408" from the album "Dance".
Sanem Kalfa - voice, electronics
George Dumitriu - guitar, viola, electronics