Gio Israel Muses Afroturk Soul by Melike

Gio Israel Muses Afroturk Soul by Melike

Muses by Gio Israel is a series of recordings celebrating inspirational female voices from around the world. Enhancing exceptional vocalists in a range of styles, traditions and ambiences.

Méliké Konur is an Afro-Turk singer/songwriter based in New York City who finds inspiration in meditative experiences, the flora and fauna, night life, and the deepest parts of the ocean.

Consciously using music as a healing tool, for magic and interstellar travel, Melike absorbs influences from a range of styles, artists and experiences. From Sade, Chaka Khan, Róisín Murphy, Bjork, Oumou Sangaré, Catherine Dunham, Toni Morrison, Betty Davis, to gospel, the culinary arts, and roses.

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