On the way to Istanbul

About the album

From Paris to Istanbul. These original tracks were composed during a terrible cold travel. Hitch hiking and busking all along the way to finally record in studio with 5 musicians met in Istanbul.

Releases January, 2015

Avaiable on:
Bandcamp, Soundcloud

BLOUZouki © 2019 – all rights reserved

Artists

Hugo Labattut (FR): Singing, Bouzouki and acoustic guitar
Ersin Erçin (TR): Electric guitar
Alessandro Tomei (IT): Cajon and Washboard
Hakan Kiltepe (TR): Tenor and Soprano Saxophone
Michelangelo Servignigni (IT): Double bass

All compositions by Hugo Labattut.

Cover design: Hugo Labattut, hugolabattut.com

Recorded in Istanbul

Tracks

01 Bosphore
02 Yougoslavie
03 Stop En Suisse
04 Sombres Pensées
05 Nanar
06 Budapest
07 Ya Sas

Reviews

ALDORA BRITAIN RECORDS
“Hugo Labattut breaks things down with this fun and joyous slice of New Orleans-inspired jazz, sounding as if it could soundtrack any Mardi Gras season” – Full article here

MODS OF YOUR GENERATION
“Each track transports you to a different place emotionally and takes you on a journey to the places he has visited.” – Full article here

FOLKWORLD
“Ist Hugo Labattut ein Chansonnier für das 21. Jahrhundert? Ein beschwingter Bluesman? Egal, es ist Weltmusik originell und orginal. (Is Hugo Labattut a chansonnier of the 21st century? A lively bluesman? It doesn’t matter, it’s world music.)”  Full article here

THE BLUES AND ROOTS
“BLOUZouki’s “Uncle Joe” album is a rare treat for the senses that is fresh, original and has that essence of joy that will certainly put a smile on your face.” – Full article here