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Asaf Sirkis

Asaf Sirkis
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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
Related articles (9)
Releases on file (21)
Markus Reuter — Truce Markus Reuter — Truce
(Moonjune MJR100, 2020, CD / DL)
Sirkis / Bialas IQ — Our New Earth Sirkis / Bialas IQ — Our New Earth
(Moonjune MJR099, 2019, CD / DL)
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)
Sirkis / Białas International Quartet — Come to Me Sirkis / Białas International Quartet — Come to Me
((Not on label) SBPQ004, 2014, CD)
Tim Garland — Songs to the North Sky Tim Garland — Songs to the North Sky
(Edition EDN1051, 2014, 2CD)
Asaf Sirkis Trio — Shepherd's Stories Asaf Sirkis Trio — Shepherd's Stories
(Bandcamp SBPT003, 2013, CD / DL)
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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