"Lahza" means "a blink of an eye" that small moment which connects people. "Lahza" connects improvisation and composed music with flavors from Turkish music to jazz in a big world of different organic and electronic sounds.
Everything happens in a moment like a blink of an eye. Lahza is a duo that consists of 2 respected musicians, Cenk Erdoğan and Robert Mehmet Ikiz from Turkey & Sweden. The music is written by both members but the duo likes to present newly arranged folk songs from Sweden and Turkey as well.
Cenk Erdogan is a fretless guitar player and a composer from Turkey. He relased 3 albums with his trio. He works as a producer and he arranges different styles of music from jazz to classical orchestras to soundtracks. Cenk has a deep knowledge in Turkish music and jazz, with Lahza he connects the world of different harmonies and sounds.
Ikiz (Robert Mehmet Ikiz)
Ikiz is an integral member of acclaimed outfits Nils Landgren Funk Unit, Jacob Karlzon and Dan Reed Band and has toured/held workshops in over 45 countries. The wealth of places, people and musical styles he has encountered on his travels has helped shape the diverse sound of his own style of drumming.
He has received 3 awards from the Swedish Royal Music Academy and has toured with names such as Joe Sample, Bobby McFerrin, Barbara Hendricks, Ivan Lins, BBC Orchestra & NDR Big Band.