Konstrukt / booking exclusive worldwide
KONSTRUKT was formed at the beginning of 2008 in Istanbul, Turkey.
The major breakthrough for the band was the recording with Peter Brötzmann who was visiting Istanbul for a concert, at the same year.
Recently, the band has been getting attention not only back home in Turkey but also within European improvised music circles. They have done recordings with some significant names like Peter Brötzmann, Joe McPhee, William Parker, Akira Sakata, Marshall Allen, Evan Parker, Thurston Moore, Alfred Harth, Eugene Chadbourne, Alexander Hawkins, Okay Temiz, Hüseyin Ertunç and performed at many prestigious international festivals / clubs such as Babylon Istanbul, Akbank Jazz Festival, XJazz Istanbul, IST. Festival (Turkey), Saalfelden Jazz Festival & Konfrontationen Nickelsdorf (Austria), Krakow Jazz Autumn & Jazztopad (Poland), Sant'Anna Arresi Jazz Festival & Tarcento Jazz, Villa Ada Roma, Fortezza Di Castelfranco (Italy), Radialsystem (Germany), Cafe Oto, Exchange & Islington Mill (UK), Jazz Im Goethe Garten (Portugal).
"Their acerbic razor-edged sound cuts through the morass of pulsed energy like a hot knife through butter. The music draws from the world music of Don Cherry, the electric Miles Davis era, Sun Ra's otherworldliness, and the Coltrane-intonations of Paul Dunmall”
- Mark Corroto, AAJ (April 13th, 2015)