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Dolunay Obruk
Artist
Turkey
Influences: West European , East European
Genres: jazz, world, traditional turkish
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October 2022 #11 - Top 40 for West European Influence KATIBIM (Uska Dara) Dolunay Obruk (video)
October 2022 #20 - Top 40 for West European Influence İstanbul Kafası (track)
October 2022 #31 - Global Top 40 KATIBIM (Uska Dara) Dolunay Obruk (video)
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Photo by: Dolunay Obruk
Photo by: Dolunay Obruk
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Photo by: Dolunay Obruk
About: Dolunay Obruk singing3
ABOUT
Dolunay Obruk, who has been a professional musician since 2004, is a multidisciplinary artist such as professional graphic designer, as well as a lyricist, composer, actress and singer. She has taken part in many projects with eminent jazz musicians and shared the same stage with them. She is from Istanbul, Turkey.

About Dolunay Obruk: https://youtu.be/oX0iAn1afKg

Along with performing songs which she originally composed and having written lyrics as well as jazz music by herself in her own unique way, in performances organized both in Turkey and abroad, sometimes adding popular folkloric songs to jazz; recently working on projects where she visualizes her music by combining her expertise in graphic design. She has her unique, theatrical way of singing on stage.

Her hit Istanbul Kafasi (Mood of Istanbul) has become a popular opening theme song of a cultural TV show.

Her music video: https://youtu.be/NmymOOxfkXY

SOME OF HER LAST CONSPICUOUS PERFORMANCES ARE:

With in the context of EXPO 2012, she represented jazz music of Turkey as Dolunay Obruk Quintet and gave 2 concerts in South Korea.

Concert 1: https://youtu.be/48tLQ5KrTuQ Concert 2: https://youtu.be/UV2EKa-Kajw

In 2013, she has been invited by Turkish Embassy in New Delhi, India and gave concerts to diplomatic and eligible guests of Turkish Ambassador for 90th Celebration of Turkish Republic Organization.

She displays her unique musical stories during live concerts, carrying the audience to a different world. Furthermore, she sang in lots of gigs at many kinds of jazz clubs and private



organizations, festivals, openings, award ceremonies (Mediacat Felis Awards, Women to Watch etc.) and TV shows in Turkey and abroad.

She is a guest star on TV shows in Turkey. She has her own radio show on air in an online radio; Joy Jazz (www.karnaval.com) .

DOLUNAY OBRUK BAND

Her band includes usually 5 instruments such as piano, double bass, drums, trombone and sometimes an ethnic instrument. Her repertoire is a combination of her album songs, jazz tunes and Turkish folkloric songs.

RELEASED ALBUMS

Katibim (2016) single – ProDo Creative

İstanbul Kafası (remastered) Istanbul Calling Vol.3 (2015) – compilation - Füzyon Müzik

Alıştırıyorum My Best Friends are Vocalists (2015) - compilation - Sony Music

Yalnızca (2014) albüm – ProDo Creative

İstanbul Kafası (2012) single – Uzelli MüzikLambaya Püf De (2011) maxi single - Müzikotek