June 2013 Press Release
NEW ALBUM RELEASED
MEETING OF THE LEGENDS
(Askin Project Featuring Omar Faruk Tekbilek)
This production is the first time ever having these Artists to produce an Album together. They are truly great musicians. This World Music release Executive Producer is Askin Serbetci and was recorded with Omar Faruk Tekbilek, then mixed and produced by one of Hollywood's best Movie and Music Producers Brian Keane! This album compilation is original and loaded with talent!
Experience nine of the amazing selection of World Legendary Artists getting together to produce a first in a lifetime recording album. All musicians are from different parts of the world and range from 8 time Emmy Award winner Brian Keane to Top 10 world musician Omar Faruk Tekbilek famous for his spiritual playing of the bamboo flute called “Nay”, to Ara Dinkjian, World famous Oud player, Hasan Isakkut - composer and Legendary Recording Artist with the Kanun and Violin (Keman), top musician, 8 time Grammy Award winner Eliott Wadopian playing upright bass.
The five year long project, started with Askin Serbetci – Executive Producer realizing the original master pieces and developing a series of songs that made him feel great and has a story behind it. His dream was to hear the music played by only the best in the industry. Every instrument has it’s place and is featured throughout the tracks. It’s the tedious little big things that we looked out for.
His philosophy is that: Music is the Art and Science of sound vibrations. Every musician has there own way and color. Each track takes you into a different journey, and brings memories of your loved one. The unique musical texture will immediately relax you and release your stress where you actually feel relieved. The delicacy and the affections of the songs will sooth your musical appetite and get you hooked on a different ride never experienced before.
ALBUMS RELEASED THIS YEAR
Omar Faruk’s music is rooted in tradition, but has been influenced by contemporary sounds. He views his approach as “cosmic” and his commitment to music runs deep. The four corners of his creativity emanates mysticism, folklore, romance, and imagination. Like Omar Faruk himself, his music symbolizes diversity-in-unity.
He is a nominee for the BBC World Music Award 2003 in the category of the Middle East
He is also the recipient of the US Golden Belly Musician-Of-The-Year-Award for 1998 and again for 1999