Islak Köpek

Islak Köpek is a free-improvisation ensemble based in Istanbul, Turkey.

Islak Köpek continues to perform with local and international musicians, dancers, and visual artists in venues such as Gitar Cafe (, Babylon, and Borusan Music House. Since May 2006, its members have produced a program about free improvisation and free jazz, called “The Other Jazz,” which is broadcast on Açık Radyo ( every Sunday from 17:00—18:00.

Şevket Akıncı: electric and acoustic guitars, effects
Korhan Erel: computer, controllers, electronics
Gülşah Erol: cello
Giray Gürkal: electric guitar, effects
Robert Reigle: tenor saxophone
Volkan Terzioğlu: tenor saxophone


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