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Yorgo Bacanos (1900-1977) was a Turkish musician of Greek-Gypsy descent

Bacanos was born in Silivri, a small town near Istanbul, on the 21st September 1900. He was from a Greek-Gypsy family among whose members were musicians such as Aleko Baconos, his elder brother, Anastas, his uncle. Sotiri and Paraşko, his cousins, all well-known kemençe players of their time. Leondi Efendi and Ligori Efendi, his grandfathers, and Haralambos Efendi his father, too, were practising musicians, who played kemençe, kanun, and lavta… read more

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  • Avatar for centzontotochti
    This guy is fantastic!
  • Avatar for BurakCC
    Acemkürdi taksimi harikulade.
  • Avatar for avivamagnolia
    Grosseteste, you're so painfully right. I wish these generic tags for homogenized "world music" would unstick themselves and let the music seperate into cream, whey, and milk.
  • Avatar for ennil
    ah ah o eski Turkiye'ye goturuyor beni, baska, sicak bir dunyaya
  • Avatar for Grosseteste
    Its a strange set of similar artists -- perhaps because of some of the ridiculous tags (such as female vocalists and arabic world?).

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