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Mehmet Polat Trio

16 Nov 2018
De Voorkamer, Utrecht

Music and voicework during ceremony of IXCACAO

17 Nov 2018
22:00 - 02:00h
Odessa, Veemkade 259, 1019 CZ Amsterdam,

Ligconcert @ SOUL

18 Nov 2018
SOUL, Bergeend 3, Leidschenveen

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New video of me playing at Ecstatic Dance Rotterdam


New release with Dragonfly Ecstatic Dance Band

Proud and humble to present you our first recorded track with Dragonfly – Ecstatic Dance Band: “Into the Unknown 




New project: Kaleidoscope – a healing sound experience

I feel excited to announce a new project I was asked to join: Kaleidoscope – a healing sound experience, with Peter Wilms and Petro van de Pas. Here is a videofragment of our very first musical meeting last week!



At the end of April/beginning of May 2019 I’ll organise a retreat with Daniela Bohatá where we will sing intuitively, improvise and meditate on and around the Pyramids of Bosnia with sisters! You can read more here: https://balkanretreat.com/

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Press Articles

Review Mehmet Polat Trio bij Jazz Fest Amsterdam: highlight of the evening!

Sophie Conin van Jazznu.com

“The Mehmet Polat Trio showed one of the most unexpected arrangements of the evening: ud (Arabic lute), kora (Malian string instrument) and ney (Persian flute), no wonder it was difficult to enter the hall. Normally after one or two songs some audience goes out, but those who wanted to come in after the start of the concert had to show patience, but once inside it was more than worth the wait … In one of the most intimate performances of the evening, this trio provided spheres and sounds that mixed with traditional folk music from all over the world and with improvisation and jazz influences. All instruments were played with craftsmanship, finesse and subtlety. For this reviewer, the highlight of the evening.


Review on CD Mehmet Polat Trio: Ask your heart

Jazz blog 'Draai om je oren' by Ben Taffijn

“Mehmet Polat Trio is a true exception in the world of jazz”

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