- 10 months ago
Playing tracks by
Unders, Shkoon and Karpov Not Kasparov.
Originally from Istanbul, our guest this month, grew up with a love for music, especially music performance. At age 6, she joined the school choir and started singing. Since then, she performed on countless occasions in Turkey, the US, Brazil, Costa Rica and Paraguay. Tuğçe studied voice, jazz vocals, and West-African drumming with percussionist Milford Graves and singer & songwriter Sheila Jordan among others.
Various listeners have remarked that her voice is “ethereal”, “something ancient, calling from the primeval darkness of fairytale.” Tugçe’s musical interests cross genres and continents. She has collaborated as a singer, songwriter, and co-producer with Paraguayan musician & producer Santi on three albums: Cíclico (2014), Songs for Another Day (2015), and El Regreso del Gallito (2016). She has also released four
singles: Istanbul’a (2017), Donde Va (2016), Sevda Çiçeği (2016) and Backflash (2015).
As the founder and curator of the Kybele Project, she develops opportuni...