Kürşad Deniz

Jazz Pianist from İstanbul

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Event

Venue

May

Covid-19

Covidland

June

Coronavirus

Corona Jazz Club

BIOGRAPHY

Kürşad Deniz is a pianist graduated from Galatasaray High School and then received his BS degree in computer engineering from Galatasaray University.

At the age of 5 he started to play piano under his father's guidance and improved by himself.

During his studies in secondary school, he got acquainted with jazz and since 2003 he has been playing in jazz clubs as a professional musician.

In 2010, he has appeared in clubs and at festivals such as 13th International Ankara Jazz Festival with Sibel Köse Quartet, in a solo project as part of 17th International Istanbul Jazz Festival and recently in a duo project with Kerem Görsev "Two Pianos Play Standards". Same year in august, he had concerts with Sibel Köse Quartet in Pori and Helsinki, Finland. He also has appeared in several TV programs such as "Kerem Görsev'le Caz" and "Yansımalar".

Some musicians he plays and played with: Sibel Köse, İmer Demirer, Cem Aksel, Kağan Yıldız, Engin Recepoğulları, Volkan Topakoğlu, Berke Özgümüş, Ferit Odman, Önder Focan, Sarp Maden, Manuel Dunkel, Mark Alban Lotz, Kamil Erdem, Kerem Görsev, Stéphane Spira, Lloyd Chisholm, Yahya Dai, Asaf Sirkis, Ray Blue, Amy London, Dante Luciani, Allan Harris, Deborah Davis, Kenny Wollesen...etc.

You can check out his album recordings as sideman on this Spotify playlist.

He still continues to pursue his career as a computer programmer. Check out his LinkedIn page.

DISCOGRAPHY

Volkan Topakoğlu, 2015

Barış Ertürk (sax), Eylül Biçer (g), Berke Özgümüş (d)








Çağıl Kaya, 2014
Tamer Temel (sax), Serhan Erkol (sax),
Kağan Yıldız (b), Cem Aksel (d)

VIDEOS

Stella by Starlight @Nardis

Engin Recepoğulları (sax), Volkan Topakoğlu (b), Ekin Cengizkan (d)

Sibel Köse Quintet

Sibel Köse (voc), Engin Recepoğulları (sax), Kağan Yıldız (b), Cem Aksel (d)

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CONTACT ME

email: kddeniz at -g- mail dot com