Born in Istanbul, Turkey in 1981, Selcuk comes from a family of musicians. His father, a professor of Traditional Turkish Music at Istanbul University, and his brother, a violin player and song writer, brought Selcuk into the music scene at a very young age. In his later teen years, Selcuk was granted a full scholarship to study Jazz at Bilgi University, Istanbul, in the Jazz Performance (Saxophone) Department, which earned him a degree in Jazz Music.
Selcuk has worked with Mike Wilkins, Ricky Ford and Butch Morris. He has also played on
stage with well-known artists such as Shakira. While living in Turkey, Selcuk played on a weekly late-night show for 13 years; he also played for numerous pop-stars. Selcuk plays saxophone and clarinet for countless albums, theme music, television shows, and musicals. Selcuk also participates in vocal recordings, and is very knowledgeable in composition and has composed music for the theatre.
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