Organised by Altus Arts & Culture, APF is welcoming Swiss pianist, composer and producer Nik Bärtsch’s “zen funk” quartet Ronin at Ankara Piano Festival on November 1st, 2017
Nik Bärtsch : comp., piano, fender rhodes
Kaspar Rast : drums
Thomy Jordi : e-bass
Sha : bass & contrabass clarinet
Nik Bärtsch has complemented his solo career with two side projects, including the acoustic band Mobile and zen-funk act Ronin, which consists of Bärtsch, Kaspar Rast, Thomy Jordi and Sha. Highly regarded as one of the best representatives of the traditional groove music, Ronin’s style is a blends various genres like funk, modern, classical and traditional Japanese music. Ronin’s audience should expect a little less conversation and a whole lot of pure musical expression.