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Bilge Günaydın Trio

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Bilge Günaydın Trio

Bilge Günaydın completed her part-time piano department education in Istanbul University State Conservatory in 2007. After graduating from Istanbul University Faculty of Law, he received his master's degree in jazz from Bahçeşehir University. He worked with Baki Duyarlar, Güç Başar Gülle and Nilüfer Verdi. He played at the concerts of the Istanbul Youth Jazz Orchestra at the 24th and 25th International Akbank Jazz Festival and the music he composed for the big band was performed by the same orchestra at these festivals. In 2017, he participated in the Siena Jazz Workshop in Italy and had the opportunity to work and play with Will Vinson, Matt Mitchell, Gerald Clayton and many valuable musicians. He played his own music as a trio as part of the 2017 Sibiu Jazz Festival Concerts in Romania. At the invitation of the international music organization JMI, he attended the Norway Jazz Improvisation Camp held in Norway in 2015 and 2019 with a full scholarship, where he had the opportunity to play and work with important musicians such as Randy Ingram, Bendik Hofseth and Per Mathisen. He took part in this festival with his trio as the Young Jazz finalist of the Istanbul Jazz Festival in 2019. "Daydreams" is the first full album of his own compositions and arrangements, island music and Japanese music company in 2020 and was released as a CD in digital media by Inpartmaint distribution to be made in both Japan and Turkey. In the same year, he took part in Istanbul Jazz Festival and Ankara Jazz Festival with the "Daydreams" project. You can listen to a repertoire of the pianist's compositions and arrangements in this concert where they will play as a piano, guitar and bass trio.

Cenk Erdoğan was born in 1979 in Istanbul. He started his musical studies in Private Kalamış High School with Murat Ermutlu. In 1997, he was entitled to enter Istanbul Bilgi University Music (Composition) department with a scholarship. He studied guitar techniques and expressions with Kamil Özler, Neşet Ruacan, Şevket Akıncı, and jazz composition and arrangement techniques with Aydın Esen, Ali Perret, Can Kozlu, Kamil Özler, Selen Gülün, Butch Morris. He finished the music composition department with first place in 2001. In 2005, he gave workshops on fretless guitar and maqams in Boston at the invitation of “Berklee College of Music”. In 2008, he recorded his first album “ILE” within the body of Baykuş Music and produced by Sinan Sakızlı. He composed the soundtrack for the movie "Issız Adam", written and directed by Çağan Irmak, and received the "2009 Best Soundtrack" award given by Yeşilçam. He shared the "Original Theater Music Award" with Jehan Barbur with the music they composed for the play "Don't Forget Sems" at the "Audience Between the Poles Theater Awards". In 2010, with the band "Tukophony All Stars" founded by Orhan Osman, he played with the important names of world music such as Trilog Gurtu and Dominique Di Piazza, Dave Weckl, Eric Levy, Kai Eckhardt, Göksel Baktagir. In 2011, he recorded his second studio album at Bird & Egg studios in San Francisco under Ron Scudder's Producer. He worked with legendary bassist Kai Eckhardt and drummer Jason Lewis on this album. The album was released in the USA by Berkeley Jazz School Records. In 2014, he released his third solo album named “Karakutu” consisting of his solo guitar works for fretless guitar. In 2014, he opened the www.fretlessguitarlessons.com fretless guitar training site. This site made its way into the world guitar literature as the first educational site about fretless guitar. 2015 "Vestel" produced by the company, Turkey's first smart phone with "Venus" fame ring tones and sound design by winning the competition was composed of 60 musicians. In 2015, he was the Music Director and Orchestra Conductor of Sezen Aksu's "Sezenli Yıllar" Project. In this project, he worked with expert names such as Mustafa Oguz, Cüneyt Özdemir and Zeynep Tanbay. In 2017, he recorded the "Rachmaninov Anatolian Project" with Güldiyar Tanrıdağlı and Ertan Tekin. This album consists of arrangements of the famous composer's "lieds" played with Anatolian instruments. It was accepted by the classical music community as the only example of its kind. In 2017, he released the album “Lahza” with the duo he formed with Swedish drummer Mehmet İkiz. With this album consisting entirely of improvised recordings, the duo took part in jazz festivals of many countries. In 2018, he released the album "Fermata". In this album, the artist who tried to reveal his composer and producer identity more, recorded his music that he wrote in order to advance the limits of fretless guitar. She was invited to the International Guitar Night project in 2019 and toured Europe and America with 50 concerts with Luca Satricagnoli, Antoine Boyer and Samuelito. The artist, who was invited to the International Guitar Night 2O's Aniversary tour for the second time in 2020, completed his 33-concert American tour with Mike Dawes, Jim Kimo West, Olli Soikkeli. The artist continues his domestic and international concerts as a guitarist with various projects, while also working as an album producer and film music composer.

Ozan Musluoğlu in 2000, he entered Bilgi University Music Department with a scholarship. In 2001, he continued his double bass training under the supervision of Volkan Hürsever, James Lewis, Kürşat And. He did workshops with famous double bassists such as Marc Johnson, David Friesen, Dominique Lemerle, Robert Balzar and Dwayne Burno. He released his first album "Coincidence" in 2009 with the label Rec Jazz. In 2011, he released his second album "40th Day" under the label Equinox Music. This album, which also consists of compositions, featured Jeremy Pelt on trumpet, JD Allen on tenor sax, Danny Grissett on piano and Darrell Green on drums. In 2012 third album "My Best Friends Are Pianists" has been recorded with 12 of the most important jazz pianists of Turkey and released again with Equinox Music label. For eight years between 2009 and 2017, he prepared and presented the radio show "Jazz Clock" broadcast on TRT Radio 3 every Friday night. In February 2015, he released his latest album “My Best Friends Are Vocalists” under the label of Sony Music, which was named the best jazz album of the year by Itunes. He produced and played double bass on Joy Voeth’s "I Wish You Love" and Kenan Doğulu’s "Ihtimaller" albums. Ozan Musluoğlu continues his work as the double bass player of TRT Bigband, led by Serkan Özyılmaz.

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