BIOGRAPHY

Halil İbrahim Işık

Born in İstanbul. Was eight years old when he

initiated his achievement in music.

Graduated from İstanbul State Conservatory high

school and university as a classical trompet and

piano student. He had master programs on trompet,

jazz composition and sound engineering.

He attended many private classes from Şenova Ülker,

Süheyl Denizci, Neşet Ruacan, Kamil Özler, Emin

Fındıkoğlu and Selen Gülün

Played trompet with many famous and successful

names and bands as Şenova Ülker Bigband, Aşkın

Arsunan Ethno-Carma Band, İstanbul Superband feat.

Dianne Reeves, DeeDee Bridgewater, Kurt Elling,

İstanbul Symphony Orchestra, Cemal Reşit Rey

Bigband feat. Randy Brecker and Ada Rovatti

Now these days besides, been a lead trompet at

İstanbul TRT Bigband since 2002 and Cemal Reşit Rey

Bigband since 2005, he has been playing piano,

keyboard and trompet at Candan Erçetin Orchestra,

Tarık Sezer Orchestra ve Önder Focan & Şallıel Bros

Funkbook Project.

He has been recording and arranging many albums at

Keyboardistanbul since 2012.