Volkan Hursever

ELP Artist in Residence
Gokova Bay


As one of the most celebrated double bassists in Turkey, Volkan Hursever is known for his exceptional performances at concerts and jazz festivals nationally and internationally. A graduate of Istanbul State Conservatory at Mimar Sinan University, with a Master’s degree from the Turkish Music Conservatory at Halic University, Hursever teaches contrabass, jazz ensemble and groove writing. He is also a member of the distinguished “Incesaz” ensemble. He has played in concerts with Roy Haynes, Kenny Garrett, David Kikoski and Nicholas Payton, some of the world’s leading jazz musicians.