I Didn’t Philosophize About The Guitar With A T-Square in Hand

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Kamil Erdem’s interest in music started at early ages with classical guitar. His interest in jazz increased with time and he started to play bass guitar and double bass. Kamil Erdem, who is an engineer by profession, worked in these two fields…

I Want to be A Part of Jazz

“The idea of what if isn’t a gain. We even tell this to our patients in therapy; that it isn’t very positive to start with ‘what if’s. Of course, I would have liked to start this at an earlier age, to take interest in jazz when I was…

Have You Ever Thought About Why Jazz Is So Valuable?

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“Music or any other form of art is born when many parameters come together. If I were to speak for myself, playing an instrument well doesn’t mean you can make good jazz or classical music.” Volkan Hürsever is a prominent Turkish double…

If Only We Could Leave A Pleasant Sound… 

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Jülide Özçelik actually got involved with music at a very early age, but wasn’t supported by her family. Because there were no musicians in her family and she had a rough time proving herself and explaining that she really wanted to do…

The Most Natural Music: Jazz

Esra Kayıkçı is a jazz vocalist. She can also play a variety of instruments. She started singing at a very early age, but studied archeology as her college major due to her interest in the field. She then turned her gaze upon music once more,…

Don’t Play The Same ‘You’ Two Days In A Row!

One of the most important jazz doyens in Turkey, Neşet Ruacan, was born in 1948 in Kadıköy, Istanbul. The jazz guitarist, who grew up and still lives in Moda, started playing the harmonica at a very early age. Then he got curious about their…

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