Elif Çağlar

”...a wonderful singer with a great talent and will be a real winner in the world of Jazz” Sheila Jordan

“Some wonderful arrangements...What I like most about the recording is the sound of Elif's voice. She is articulate and doesn't seem to be afraid of going places” Lawrence “Butch” Morris

Born in 1980, Elif Çağlar studied Jazz Composition at Istanbul Bilgi University. She released an album with her “Roxy Music Days” winner band “Bagdat Avenue” named “1-10”. In 2006, she went to New York to get her Master's Degree in Jazz Performance in Queens College, The Aaron Copland School of Music where she studied with the legendary jazz vocalist Sheila Jordan and became the first Turk to graduate from the program with an award. Çağlar appeared at many prestigious festivals including International Istanbul Jazz Festival, 22. Akbank Jazz Festival, 38.Bratislava Jazz Days, 3. Pristina Jazz Festival, 2012 One Love Festival, Cuny Bigband Festival, 2013 Luxembourg Autumn Leaves Jazz Festival, 24. Blues Festival (Turkey) Her first cd “M-U-S-I-C” by Nu-Dc Records is a first in Turkish music history, with all original compositions ( in English) and arrangements written by a female jazz vocalist. In November 2013, Çağlar was also featured in “Blue ile Birlikte Hayata/ With Blues to Life” album along with Chicago's blues masters Jimmy Burns and Katherine Davis

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Misfit

Misfit

Self Produced
2015

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Hafif Batı Müziği

Hafif Batı Müziği

Nu-Dc Records
2014

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M-U-S-I-C

M-U-S-I-C

Nu-Dc Records
2010

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Misfit

Misfit

Nu-Dc Records
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