News from Golden Horn Records, July 2002 Edition

Deepak Ram completes “Beauty In Diversity”

Deepak Ram, North Indian bansuri maestro, has completed recording of his next release on Golden Horn. Titled “Beauty in Diversity," this recording consists of a total of 10 tracks, including 7 new compositions by Deepak and arrangements of 3 traditional Indian pieces. Other musicians on this recording include Ian Herman (Deepak’s band-mate from the South African band Tananas) on drums and percussion, Daniel Robbins on double & electric bass, and Sujata Ghanekar on vocals. “Beauty in Diversity” is scheduled for release in September 2002. While waiting for this release, you might want to check out Deepak’s first release on Golden Horn, “Prasad” a recording of five ragas with Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri on tabla.

Barbaros Erköse coming to the U.S. with the Anouar Braham Trio

Barbaros Erköse, the famous Turkish clarinetist, will be touring with the Anouar Brahem Trio in Fall 2002. The Anouar Brahem Trio consists of Anouar Brahem on oud, Barbaros Erköse on clarinet, and Lassad Hosni on bendir & percussions. This tour will be supporting their latest CD on ECM Records, “Astrakan Café.” You can also hear Barbaros Erköse on “Lingo Lingo” a Golden Horn release from 2000.

Here is the preliminary schedule for the “Astrakan Café” tour by the Anouar Brahem Trio:

Anouar Brahem Trio, Fall Tour 2002

Thursday, September 12
Los Angeles, CA, Skirball Cultural Center, Magnin Auditorium

Sunday, September 15
Monterey, CA, Monterey World Music Festival

Tuesday, September 17
Berkeley, CA, Freight & Salvage

Wednesday, September 18
Seattle, WA, Earshot Festival

Saturday, September 21
Detroit, MI, Detroit Arab American Society

Sunday, September 22
Ann Arbor, MI, University of Ann Arbor

Monday, September 23
Minneapolis, MN, Cedar Cultural Center

Tuesday, September 24
Montreal, Canada TBA

Thursday, September 26
Chicago, IL, World Music Festival

Friday, September 27
Chicago, IL, World Music Festival

Sunday, September 29
Flint, MI, Flint Institute of Arts

Tuesday, October 1
New York, NY, Joe’s Pub

Friday, October 4
Washington, DC
Smithsonian Freer/Sackler Gallery

New web site design, updated discussion board, and new on-line shop at the Golden Horn web site

Our web site at has been totally renovated and is now ready for your visit. If you have not visited our website recently, please check it out for yourself and let us know what you think of it. Golden Horn thanks Ilerix, Siir and Ozcan Ozbilge (the team behind our home on the Internet) for their efforts in building and maintaining the site.

Divan, our discussion board, has been updated and is now open.

As part of the newly renovated web site, our discussion board Divan has also been updated. This is a good place for you to communicate with the extended Golden Horn family. If you have any questions for our artists or for us regarding the music and recordings, please place them on Divan. We check the messages regularly and responses will be posted in a timely fashion. If you would like to share your views on our and other recordings or have news of your own, this is also a good place for them.

New, on-line shop at the Golden Horn web site

Golden Horn Records’ web site now features an on-line shop. This shop is built with the latest secure shopping technologies and all of the information you provide us with is transmitted securely in encrypted format. Currently, you can order all of the Golden Horn titles as well as several books on Turkish music. We will be adding selected titles from other recording labels, including import releases that are hard to find in North America. You can use your VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover card. We ship promptly and worldwide.

Recent News

News from Golden Horn Records, June 2002 Edition
Press Release: Golden Horn Releases Prasad
Press Release: Golden Horn Releases Legacy
Press Release: Golden Horn Releases Letter from Istanbul