AKRA JAZZ BAND FEAT CANSU NİHAL AKARSU

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AKRA JAZZ BAND FEAT CANSU NİHAL AKARSU

Akra Jazz Band Feat Cansu Nihal Akarsu Cansu Nihal Akarsu Cansu Nihal Akarsu started her professional music education in 2006 in Violoncello Department of İzmi...

Akra Jazz Band Feat Cansu Nihal Akarsu

Cansu Nihal Akarsu

Cansu Nihal Akarsu started her professional music education in 2006 in Violoncello Department of İzmir Işılay Saygın Fine Arts High School. She got accepted into “Klarinette” department of State Conservatory of Dokuz Eylül University in 2008 and completed her high school and undergraduate education there. She started her works on jazz during her university years. She appeared in festivals such as 2nd International Uzbekistan Jazz Festival, 20th & 21st İzmir European Jazz Festival, Legendary Jazz Festival, 2018 Riga Jazz Stage, 17th Ankara Jazz Festival, 2nd International Akra Jazz Festival. Coming in first in 14th Nardis Young Jazz Vocal Competition in 2018, Cansu Nihal Akarsu continues her vocal and klarinette works actively.

Akra Jazz Band

Trombone:Ozan Çelikel
Guitar, Bass, Music Director:Çağlayan Yıldız
Piano:Thomas Lewicki
Bass:Barış Kıratlı
Drums:Burak Yavaş

Akra Jazz Band, which consists of jazz musicians living in Antalya has been performing regularly in Akra Hotel of Antalya since the Autumn of 2017. The band has featured prominent names of the Turkish Jazz Scene such as Sibel Köse, Ece Göksu, Deniz Taşar, Dilek Sert Erdoğan, Ayşe Gencer, Neşet Ruacan, İmer Demirer, Serhan Erkol, Şallıel Bros, Tamer Temel in festivals such as 1st And 2nd Akra Jazz Festival, 9th Phaselis Festival, 17th Side Festival.

Akra Jazz Band’s repertoire mostly consists of favorite jazz standards and also originals which are specially arranged for the featured artists.