By Jackson Sinnenburg, Jazz Times
“Pianist Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol’s music rises slowly and purposefully at the start of his new album. His fingers barely touch the keys in ‘Prelude’ casting flecks of warmth under his voice, which rings out with passionate devotion like a muezzin’s adhan (call to prayer) in the just-barely-dawn hours. For those who have never traveled in the Islamic world and been woken up by the adhan and the sun’s first light, it is breathtaking to experience.”
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