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Korhan Futacı


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Korhan Futacı Bio:


Korhan Futacı (1977) is an Istanbul-based saxophonist, composer, producer, singer and songwriter.

A renowned name in Turkey’s alternative music scene, Futacı, is currently focused on his solo project and his free-jazz band ‘’Konstrukt’’, which he co-founded in 2008.

Futacı’s solo project is a delicate mix of psychedelic rock, jazz and lyrical music, blended thoughtfully with the Anatolian essence.

Transforming Istanbul’s chaos into an energetic ritual-like atmosphere infused with dark sounds and abstract textures, Korhan and his beloved musician friends aim of making audiences travel beyond time and space to feel the unseen colors of the resonances.


Futacı has been on countless stages to perform his unique music around the world such as: Roskilde Festival, Paradiso-Amsterdam, Brighton Alternative Jazz Festival, Saalfelden Jazz Festival, Zuma Fest (Milano),Sant’Anna Arresi Jazz Festival , Music Biennale Zagrab, Tarcento Jazz Festival, Krakow Jazz Festival (Poland), Akbank Jazz Festival(Turkey), XJazz (Istanbul), Xjazz (Berlin), Istanbul Jazz Festival (Turkey), Cox18 Milan, Magasin 4 Brussels(Belgium), OCCII (Amsterdam), Cafe OTO (London), Rich Mix (London), Bozar JAZZ (Belgium), Cubo (Parma), Viaroma 17 (Dueville), Jazzkantine ( Luzern), Instant Chavires (Paris), Schrippe Hawaii (Berlin), Las-Poznan Pracht (Leipzig), Punctum (Prague), Cantina Cenci-Tarzo, Freakout-Bologna, Astro Club-Pordenone, Clandestino-Faenza, Unterfahrt Jazz club (Munich), Babylon-(Istanbul), Konfrontationen Nickelsdorf (Austria), Jazztopad (Poland), Villa Ada Roma, Fortezza Di Castelfranco (Italy), Radialsystem (Germany), Exchange & Islington Mill (UK), Jazz Im Goethe Garten (Portugal), Alarm Festival (Berlin), İstanbul Biennale Openning act, (etc.)

He also has collaborated with numerous internationally acknowledged musicians such as:

Peter Brötzmann, Evan Parker, Thurston Moore, Sun Ra Arkestra’s chef Marshal Allen, Eric Truffaz, Ken Vandemark, Joe Mcphee, Akira Sakata, William Parker, Otomo Yoshihide, Alan Wilkinson, Okay Temiz and Alexander Hawkins.


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