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Feyza Eren and Curt Landes

Join accomplished singer Feyza Eren and St. Louis mainstay Curt Landes at Blue Strawberry. 

Born of Turkish parents and raised in St. Louis, she moved to Turkey in her twenties, and sang for almost 15 years in Istanbul with some of Turkey's best musicians. Her group was the house band at at three 5-star hotels along the Bosporus in Istanbul: The Ciragan Palace Kempinski, Park Hyatt and Swissotel The Bosphorus, and in jazz festivals in a dozen Turkish cities. She spent four years singing Turkish folk music with a popular ethnic/folk group, Ezginin Günlü?ü, with which she recorded four albums: Ebruli, Hürriyete Do?ru, A?k Yüzünden, and Rüya, including singing a track on the group's 25th anniversary album, Çeyrek.  Feyza also recorded jingles as well as the theme song for the Turkish feature film, Oyunbozan.  She sang the part of the lead female character of Kayley in the 1998 Warner Bros. Turkish language version of the animated film, The Quest for Camelot
She returned to her hometown of St. Louis in 2011. Her alluring alto is in demand all over town. In April of 2019, Feyza was one of two featured performing artists in the 2019 Saint Louis Visionary Awards at The Sun Theatre. During the pandemic, Feyza collaborated with musician/director Roberto Rossi, in the production of a video for Duke Ellington's tune, Blue Pepper, for which she also wrote the lyrics describing a new world. She celebrated the release of 9 solo CD’s from 2014 to present with Steve Davis, including her 2016 release, Imagination. They released Feyza's new CD, Home, in June 2019; and holiday CD, A Christmas Voice in November 2019.

Born in New Orleans & raised in Louisiana & Arkansas, Curt Landes moved to St. Louis in his teens. His musical adventures have led him to share the stage with (at least) 4 members of the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame. Curt has played with internationally acclaimed artists Albert King, Chuck Berry, Johnnie Johnson, Glen Campbell, John Hartford & the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.... & he has opened shows for comedian David Brenner, singer Phoebe Snow, & acclaimed jazz groups SpiroGyra, & The Yellowjackets. His recent projects include his role as music director for the multiple sellout Linda Ronstadt cabaret show "Just One Look" which won "Best of STL" kudos from the Riverfront Times & St. Louis magazine, & rave reviews from other publications.