Defne Sahin

Born and raised in Berlin, singer and composer Defne Şahin is rapidly developing an international reputation as a versatile and creative performer, who draws influences from time spent immersed in different countries and cultures. At a young age Defne has extended stays in Turkey, Spain, Brazil and New York under her belt, and is equally at home singing jazz, bossa nova, pop and Mediterranean traditional music.

Her debut album Yaşamak – to Live with the Words of Nâzım Hikmet, that features evocative settings of Hikmet’s poetry, was released by Germany’s highly esteemed Jazz periodical, Jazz Thing Next Generation on Double Moon Records. The album was subsequently released in Turkey on the Kalan Müzik label, and has been lauded by the media as “the beginning of a successful career.” Argentinian pianist and composer Guillermo Klein produced Defne Şahin’s second album Unravel (Fresh...

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Defne Sahin Albums

1 record