Related Information for Asia Minor 1. The group’s genesis was in the meeting, in 1971, of guitarist/flautist Eril Tekeli (b.25.4.54), guitarist/singer Setrak Bakirel (b.19.11.53) and drummer Can (pronounced Jan) Kozlu, three Turkish students in Istanbul. Setrak and Can were self-taught musicians much influenced by rock, whereas Eril, who had attended flute classes, was influenced by jazz. fond of English rock but immersed in Middle-Eastern culture and music, they decided to form a group whilst continuing studies at college. In.. read more