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Timuçin Şahin

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Name  Timucin Sahin
Role  Jazz guitarist
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Albums  Slick Road, Window For My Breath, Bafa
Similar People  Gene Jackson, Tyshawn Sorey, Greg Osby, Kai Eckhardt, Aydin Esen

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Timuçin Şahin (born 1973) is a Turkish jazz guitarist and composer. He was awarded first prize at the Dutch Jazz Competition in 2001 and second prizes at the Jur Naessens Music Award in 2002, and the Deloitte Jazz Award in 2006. He has so far released five contemporary jazz albums, including solo releases, as part of the contemporary jazz trio On the Line, and as part of the Timucin Sahin Quartet and the Timucin Sahin Quintet.

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Career

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Şahin started playing guitar when he was 16 years old. In 1992 began studying jazz guitar with Joe Pass and John Abercombie at Hilversum Conservatory in Rotterdam, Holland. He went on to study classical composition with Daan Manneke at the Amsterdam Conservatory, and with and George Crumb at the Manhattan School of Music in New York.

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He has played and recorded with Randy Brecker, Greg Osby, Robin Eubanks, Kai Eckhardt, Mike Mainieri, Mark Turner, Tony Moreno, Ernst Reizeger, Armando Gola, Donny McCaslin, Tyshawn Sorey, Thomas Morgan, Sean Rickman, Marcel Wierckx and Owen Hart Jr..

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He has developed his own double necked guitar, on which he combines Indian scales and African rhythms with Western jazz improvisation.

Awards and recognition

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  • 2001: first prize, Dutch Jazz Competition, On the Line
  • 2002: second prize for his composition Occult at the Jur Naessens Music Award
  • 2006: second prize in the Deloitte Jazz Award, performing with the Concertgebouw Jazz Orchestra, Amsterdam
  • Discography

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  • On the Line: The Unexpected, 2001
  • Slick Road (with Robin Eubanks, Hein van de Geyn, Afra Mussawisade and B.C. Manjunath), 2003
  • Window for my breath (with Kai Eckhardt und Owen Hart Jr.), 2005
  • Bafa (with John O'Gallagher, Tyshawn Sorey, Thomas Morgan, 2008
  • Songs

    Slick RoadSlick Road · 2003
    Sanki FunkySlick Road · 2003
    Window For My BreathWindow For My Breath · 2005

    References

    Timuçin Şahin Wikipedia


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