Heck Room Music SeriesOguz Can Ozcanli
Born in Izmir, Turkey, Oguz Can Ozzanli began playing jazz in high school, where he was initially influenced by Herbie Hancock. Oguz began his musical career in Turkey, where he wowed audiences with his band RagBag at the Eskisehir Amateur Jazz Festival. After receiving a scholarship, he attended the Siena International Summer Jazz Workshop in Italy as well as the Berklee Umbria Jazz Clinics. In 2009 he moved to Boston to attend Berklee, double majoring in contemporary writing and production and performance. He currently studies with Ray Santisi, Rebecca Cline, Jackson Schultz, and Wayne Naus. Catch his trio as they play the January installment of the Heck Room Music Series.