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The Tellaqs: A Night of Turkish Rock Fusion
The Tellaqs: A Night of Turkish Rock Fusion

Sat, Jan 06


Terraza 7

The Tellaqs: A Night of Turkish Rock Fusion

The Tellaqs, a Turkish rock band, blends psychedelic Anatolian rhythms with rock, featuring members from varied backgrounds like neuroscience and engineering. Their music uniquely fuses science and art.

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Time & Location

Jan 06, 2024, 11:00 PM – Jan 07, 2024, 2:00 AM

Terraza 7, 40-19 Gleane St, Queens, NY 11373, EE. UU.

About the event

The Tellaqs: A Night of Turkish Rock Fusion

Presented by Terraza 7

When: Saturday, January 6th, 2024 at 11:00 PM

Entry: Free Admission


  • Ugur Aksoy: Lead Vocals and Acoustic Guitar
  • Alptekin Caglar: Saxophone, Flute, Keyboards
  • Hakan Alparslan: Electric Guitar and Background Vocals
  • Korhan Buyukturkoglu: Bass Guitar and Background Vocals
  • Bediz Eker: Drums

Special Guest Stars:

  • Umut Deniz Yasmut: Mastery of Qanun and Kanun
  • Gideon Forbes: Expert on Ney and Saxophone
  • Michael Glanzer: Percussion Maestro & Darbuka Specialist

About the Band:

Experience an electrifying evening with The Tellaqs, a dynamic group of Turkish expatriates renowned for their unique fusion of psychedelic Anatolian rhythms and rock. Each member, coming from diverse professional backgrounds including a neuroscientist, an architect, a strategist, and two engineers, brings a distinctive flair to the band, creating an unforgettable auditory journey.

Spotlight on Korhan Buyukturkoglu:

Korhan Buyukturkoglu, a neuroscientist at Columbia University's Department of Neurology, has been at the forefront of research on multiple sclerosis and AI-assisted neuroimaging. With a musical passion that has flourished over 35 years, Korhan's journey is a remarkable blend of science and art. Residing in New York since 2015, he skillfully balances his groundbreaking research with his deep-rooted love for music.

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