MESUT ALI & Oriental Connection

World Jazz meets Balkan Beats
Mesut Ali  – drums
Fuasi Abdul Khaliq
– sax
Jan von Klewitz – sax
Mustafa Sarisin  – bass
Ulli Bartel  – violine
Viviane Incoronta  – belly dance

MESUT ALI has been thrilling fans with his own music for 30 years with
“Oriental Connection”.
The band goes the artistic way of international understanding:
Orient meets Occident.
Virtuoso rhythms meet Balkan melodies and are paired with jazzy improvisations and traditional melodies from the Carpathian Basin and the Balkans.
Crossing boundaries with their work to the musical dialogue against increasing xenophobia and the worldwide growing demarcation of cultures to the outside world.