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Asaf Sirkis

Asaf Sirkis
Country
Israel
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Asaf Sirkis (born 1969 in Petah-Tikva, Israel) is a drummer currently based in London. He began playing drums at age 12, and worked as a drummer and composer in Israel until relocating in England in 1999. He joined Gilad Atzmon's Orient House Ensemble, and has played with a wide variety of musicians in many styles.
Website
http://www.asafsirkis.com
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Releases on file (17)
Dwiki Dharmawan — Rumah Batu Dwiki Dharmawan — Rumah Batu
(Moonjune MJR092, 2018, CD)
Mark Wingfield — Tales of the Dreaming City Mark Wingfield — Tales of the Dreaming City
(Moonjune MJR091, 2018, CD)
Wingfield / Reuter / Sirkis — Lighthouse Wingfield / Reuter / Sirkis — Lighthouse
(Moonjune MJR088, 2017, CD)
Dušan Jevtović — No Answer Dušan Jevtović — No Answer
(Moonjune MJR085, 2017, CD)
Wingfield / Reuter / Stavi / Sirkis — The Stone House Wingfield / Reuter / Stavi / Sirkis — The Stone House
(Moonjune MJR083, 2017, CD / DL)
Tim Garland — One Tim Garland — One
(Edition EDN1072, 2016, CD)
Dwiki Dharmawan — Pasar Klewer Dwiki Dharmawan — Pasar Klewer
(Moonjune MJR081, 2016, 2CD)
Mark Wingfield — Proof of Light Mark Wingfield — Proof of Light
(Moonjune MJR071, 2015, CD)
Tim Garland — Songs to the North Sky Tim Garland — Songs to the North Sky
(Edition EDN1051, 2014, 2CD)
Gilad Atzmon — In Loving Memory of America Gilad Atzmon — In Loving Memory of America
(Enja TIP 888 850 2, 2009, CD)
Tim Garland — Libra Tim Garland — Libra
(Global Mix GM2CD003, 2009, 2CD)
Nicolas Meier — Silence Talks Nicolas Meier — Silence Talks
(Naim Jazz cd113, 2008, CD)
Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble — Refuge Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble — Refuge
(Enja TIP-888 849 2, 2007, CD)
Tim Garland with the Northern Sinfonia Strings — If the Sea Replied Tim Garland with the Northern Sinfonia Strings — If the Sea Replied
(Sirocco SJL 1031, 2005, CD)
Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble — musiK / Re-Arranging the 20th Century Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble — musiK / Re-Arranging the 20th Century
(Enja TIP-888 848 2, 2004, CD)
Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble — Exile Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble — Exile
(Enja JENJ3305-2, 2003, CD)
Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble — Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble — Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble
(Tiptoe TTIP-888839 2, 2000, CD)

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2019-04-24
Help MoonJune Bring Great Music to Life – Like many music lovers around the world, we’ve been thrilled and amazed to hear the recordings that have been released by MoonJune from sessions at La Casa Murada in Spain. Such label stalwarts as Mark Wingfield, Markus Reuter, Asaf Sirkis, Tony Levin, Dusan Jevtovic, Vasil Hadzimanov, and many more have gathered in various combinations at the studio to produce some of the most creative music in recent years. Now, label head Leonardo Pavkovic is offering a compilation, La Casa Murada - MoonJune Sessions, Volume One, as a fundraiser for upcoming sessions. » Read more

2019-04-10
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2019-03-25
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2019-03-20
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2019-03-03
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