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Selen Gülün & Issei Igarashi @ Electrik Jinja, Tokyo
October 7 @ 10:30 pm - October 8 @ 1:00 am¥2000
On October 7th, Selen Gülün and Issei Igarashi will be back together at Electrik Jinja after their debut together in October 2016 (see below for videos). They will perform their original pieces as well as improvization.
Bar Open 19:00〜5:00 (Food menu available)
1st 22:30〜 2nd 24:00〜
Music Charge ¥2,000-
料金 | Music Charge: ¥2000
会場 | Venue：Electrik神社 (Tel: 03-3478-3363 )
東京都港区六本木5-9-22 第２千陽ビルB1 (六本木駅より徒歩3分)
Address: 5-9-22 Roppongi, Minato-ku (3 min. walk from Roppongi station)
SELEN GÜLÜN セレン・ギュリュン
五十嵐一生 ISSEI IGARASHI
1993年『Deep Blue Rain』でソロ・アルバム・デビューを果たす。以降は
As a leading contemporary musician in Turkey, Selen Gülün combines her Western music education and her Turkish soul in her work as composer, pianist, vocalist, and arranger. She attained critical acclaim internationally with her music being performed in 20 countries around the world including the USA, Brazil, Japan, Cambodia, Pakistan, Russia, Mozambique, Australia, and all around Europe. Gülün has released six albums: Just About Jazz Live (recjazz, 2005), Selen Gülün Trio Sürprizler (recjazz, 2006), Selen Gülün by Selen Gülün (re:konstruKt, 2009), Answers (pozitif, 2010), Başka (linrecords,2013), Kadinlar Matinesi (A.K. Müzik, 2017). Answers reached #6 and Başka reached #4 in the Jazz Tokyo Weekly Chart. Gülün / Allulli / De Raymondi’s electroacoustic album KAPI is a multicultural project with her long-term Italian collaborators Marcello Allulli and Emanuele de Raymondi. Kadinlar Matinesi (The Women’s Matinee), released in April 2017, was born out of her concert series featuring the works of women composers in Turkey. Her compositions have been premiered by the Dartford Symphony Orchestra and the Vellinger String Quartet (UK), Ensemble TRIS (Austria), sa.ne.na Percussion Ensemble, and Istanbul Modern Music Ensemble (Turkey). She has received many awards including the Charles Mingus Composition Award 1998 (USA), the British Council Visiting Arts, Creative Collaboration in Music 2003 (UK), and Fondazione Donna Fondazione Adkins Chiti: Donne in Musica’s Artist in Residence Award 2011 (Italy). She is working on a book commissioned by Fondazione Adkins Chiti in Rome, entitled “Woman Composers of Turkey” that will be published in 2017. She studied music at the Istanbul University and the Mimar Sinan University State Conservatories and graduated from Istanbul University’s Business Administration Department. In 1998, she received her B.A. in Jazz Composition summa cum laude from the Berklee College of Music. She received her Master’s in Music at Istanbul Technical University’s Center of Advanced Studies in Music (MIAM). She taught Piano Performance, Music Theory, and Composition at Istanbul Bilgi University’s Music Department from 1998 to 2015. She has given lectures on new music and contemporary music at the Berklee College of Music (Boston), The New School (New York), the Malmö Academy of Music, the Utrecht School of the Arts, TEDx Bogazici University among others.
LINKS: http://selengulun.com/ | http://facebook.com/
ISSEI IGARASHI 五十嵐一生
Born in Hokkaido, Issei Igarashi started playing the trumpet at age 10 and studied at Kunitachi College of Music. He won many awards including Best Horn Player at Yamaha Music Contest, The Special Prize at NHK Music Festival, and Best Soloist Award at Yamano Jazz Contest. He has released 7 jazz albums including “I Wish I Knew: Issei Igarashi meets Fumio Karashima” in 2016. Besides playing at music halls and jazz clubs in Japan, he coaches trumpet and jazz theory to young professionals.