TATV Host Courtney Clarke interviewed Fahir Atakoglu about his latest Album “For Love”.
Turkish-American pianist, composer and arranger Fahir Atakoğlu says the singers in the album wrote the lyrics to his compositions and “all felt love in my melody.”
A collaboration of international artists, the remarkable vocalists in the album included Buika (Spain), Luciana Souza (Brazil), Letizia Gambi (Italy) and Aimee Allen (United States). Musicians include Cuban drummer Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez, Canadian bass player Alain Caron, American Bob Franceschini on saxophone, Brazilian Guitarist Romero Lubambo, Turkish Mustafa Boztüy on percussion and Fahir Atakoğlu on piano.
“For Love” has secured seven first round ballots for Grammys.
Album Of The Year – For Love
Song Of The Year – “Por Amor ” feat. Buika
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Best Arrangement , Instruments and Vocals – “Land and Sea” feat. Aimee Allen
Best Engineered Album- Non Classical
For more information: fahiratakoglu.com