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4281 Marko Melkon

SKU: $16.99
Marko Melkon is one of the most beloved cabaret musicians of New York's 8th Avenue middle eastern club scene of the 1950's. He performed at virtually all of the Middle Eastern clubs throughout the country including Club Khyam, the Britania, Port Said and Egyptian Gardens. His recordings on Kaliphon and Me-Re Records became household items for every Armenian and Greek family. This collection includes over 60 minutes of his most famous songs with Kanuni Garbis Bakirgian, Nick Doneff and Nishan Sedefjian, digitally remastered from the original discs including a previously unreleased unique Mid-Eastern-jazz recording found in his private collection. Detailed liner notes written by his daughter include little known facts about his life with rare photos never before published. Sure to be a landmark recording for all aficionados of ud playing and Middle Eastern music!