Bassist/composer/arranger Alper Yilmaz is back with a brilliant follow up to his critically acclaimed albums titled “Clashes" (2007) and “Over the Clouds” (2010). The new release is titled “Different City, Different Mood" and features new compositions from the Turkish-born, Istanbul- and Brooklyn-based bassist. Yilmaz surrounds himself here with some of the top jazz artists of Istanbul, including Ercument Orkut on piano and Volkan Oktem on the drums. While the album has a strong statement and sound framed around Yilmaz’s compositions and bass playing, each musician’s unique and versatile approach can be distinctly heard in “Different City, Different Mood” within a collective musical platform of free expression and improvisation.
Tracks: XX - Revisited; Deep Down; A Day in Granada; Different City, Different Mood; Depth of Field; Monte Vista Avenue; L.I.E.
Personnel: Alper Yılmaz, electric bass; Ercüment Orkut, piano, electric piano; Volkan Öktem, drums