Okay Temiz

Okay Temiz is a Turkish drummer/percussionist who has played on the international jazz stage since the early 1970s. In November 1969, he backed Don Cherry on the American trumpeter’s gig at the US Embassy in Ankara. A recording from this event was released on Sonet in 1978. In 1971, Temiz backed Swedish arranger Bengt-Arne Wallin […]

Okay Temiz ‎– Oriental Wind (1977)

Oriental Wind is a collaboration album between Turkish percussionist Okay Temiz and Swedish ethno/jazz-rock ensemble Oriental Wind, released in 1977 on Sonet. Tracklist: A1. “Tamara-Delihorn” (10:15) A2. “Fidayda” (4:35) A3. “Les Noto” (4:30) B1. “Dere Geliyor Dere” (13:17) B2. “Sari Kiz” (6:22) Credits: Okay Temiz — drums, percussion, berimbau, kalimba, arranger Lennart Åberg — tenor saxophone, […]