Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 01/24/2014

DJs: 
Ahmet Ali Arslan
Artist Title Album Label Link
Goksel Kartal Saba Taksim; Sultaniyegah Longa; Nihavent Longa Art of Taksim Traditional Crossroads
Resat Aysu Sehnazbuselik Saz Semaisi; Nihavent Saz Semaisi; Nikriz Saz Semaisi Saz Semaileri Kalan
Halil Karaduman Muhayyer Saz Semaisi; Kurdili Hicazkar Longa Resitallerden Mega Muzik

The instrument kanun in Turkish style - through improvisations (taksim), and 2 Turkish compositional forms: longa and saz semaisi (samai in Arabic).