May 7 2010 - "Bassist/composer Alper Yilmaz is back with a brilliant follow up to his critically acclaimed debut release titled Clashes released in 2007. The new release is titled Over the Clouds and features compositions from the Turkish-born bassist. Yilmaz surrounds himself here with some of the top jazz artists of the genre. The ensemble is made up of the great David Binney on alto saxophone, Nir Felder on guitar, Bodek Janke on drums and percussion, Volkan Oktem on drums and percussion, Aslihan Demirtas joins in on one track for voice and Tolga Tuzun helps out on the sound design for the title track. Check out Over the Clouds and dive into the mind and masterful performance artistry of one of the most creative bass players of the genre. At the moment, "Over the Clouds" can be bought from: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/alperyilmaz2 or digitally downloaded from: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/alperyilmaz2 or http://www.digstation.com/AlbumDetails.aspx?albumID=ALB000047130 The album should be also available on iTunes within the next few months.