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Kerem Görsev began his adventure in music at the age of 6 when he started studying piano at the classical music conservatory in Istanbul. He continued his musical education at the Istanbul State Conservatory for twelve years until he started to play jazz. His first admiration was for Parker and Miles. After this, he has always liked bop and bebop music. This influence has been persistent throughout his professional life. Kerem Görsev never fails to mention how good he feels when listening to Bill Evans.

In the early years of his career, he has performed at the various clubs in Istanbul both with Turkish and foreign musicians. He has performed in two concerts with Elvin Jones Jazz Machine in Eskisehir Festival in 1999.

Recognized as a talented composer and pianist, he has started his recording with his first album “Hands and Lips” in 1994. Since then, he has produced a total of 13 albums of his own. In his albums, he has explored a wide spectrum- ranging from his duo albums featuring American jazz standards to his orchestral album called “November in St.Petersburg” which consists of his own compositions and is recorded with the St.Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra. In between lies Kerem Görsev’s other albums recorded in the more traditional, classical jazz trio or quintet formats.

In 2001, Kerem Görsev recorded and released “Warm Autumn” in New York with Eric Revis Russell Gunn, JD Allen, Jason Jackson, Eric Revis, Alvester Garnett, and Kahlil Kewane Bell. This album was followed by a different concept album, “Existence” - a meeting point between jazz and classical music. In 2004, the artist recorded his next album “Meeting Point” with Russell Gunn, Eric Revis, Alvester Garnett and Marcus Strickland in New York. The album featured all his original compositions.

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Album Four Days by Kerem Gorsev

Four Days

Self Produced
2015

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Album Emirgan by Kerem Gorsev

Emirgan

Self Produced
2014

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Album To Bill Evans by Kerem Gorsev

To Bill Evans

Self Produced
2013

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Album Therapy by Kerem Gorsev

Therapy

rec by Saatchi
2009

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Album New York Days by Kerem Gorsev

New York Days

Rec Jazz
2006

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