After not playing any jazz concerts for 10 years in Turkey Sanlıkol returned back home with the “Sanlıkol & Mutlu Quintet featuring Erkan Oğur”. The quintet mostly performs Sanlıkol’s acoustic jazz originals where there can be found significant Turkish music influences. The quintet features:
Aaron Henry, soprano & tenor sax.
Jerry Sabatini, trumpet, flugelhorn
Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol, piano, voice
Erkan Oğur, guitars
Jose Pienasola, acoustic bass
Cem Mutlu, drums, voice