IMG-20151008-WA0004I had the privilege of having dinner with the legendary Turkish tango singer of the 50’s Mr Celal Ince on October 8 , 2015 in Chicago where he has been living since the late 50’s. A handsome man of 94, Celal Ince was a pop star in his days. He told me he was getting 1000 fan letters a month during his peak years in Turkey! Handwritten of course! Today he is an energetic, wise man, who still works a 8-5 shift, that is how connected he is with life. It was such an emotional moment for me as I have been listening to his fantastic tango singing for the last decade in admiration.  Together with Bora Uymaz, my partner in the tango project, we presented him with our Cafe Tango album. This was an unforgettable dinner, one of the highlights of the US tour . Celal Ince, you are such an inspiration to me.

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