I made it from Turkey to Iraq and spent the weekend in the mountains near Iraq searching out music and good humans. Found both. More to come. For now, click here for a quick first look: Raw Music Facebook.
And an old one from Diyarbakir-- the great Dengbej singer Saeed Khan. Working on a longer piece as soon as I get the translations back. He speaks a Kurdish dialect even HE doesn't fully understand. One of the drawbacks of oral history.