Mehmet Ulug

managing partner

biography

Born in Istanbul, started out at university as an engineering student and then transferred to America.
Completed his studies in Electronic Engineering and got a job in Baltimore where he discovered the power of jazz and African music. Got paralysed by the sounds of Sun Ra, quit everything and returned to Turkey with the intention of presenting Sun Ra and the like in his home country.
Now running various festivals, a club (Babylon), and a label (Doublemoon Records).

participating in

  • WOMEX 2012
  • WOMEX 2011
  • WOMEX 2008
  • WOMEX 2006
  • WOMEX 2003
  • WOMEX 2002
  • WOMEX 2001
  • WOMEX 2000