Oğuz Abadan

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Oğuz Abadan
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Oğuz Abadan
Background information
Birth name Oğuz
Born (1950-06-12) June 12, 1950 (age 64)
Origin Ankara, Turkey
Genres Pop, New Age
Occupations Songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer
Instruments Bass guitar, guitar
Years active 1968 -
Associated acts Oğuz Abadan Orchestra
Website www.oguzabadan.com.tr

Oğuz Abadan is a Turkish musician born in Ankara. His music life began when he started playing the mandolin during his primary school years. At the age of twelve, he started to learn how to play the guitar. After playing along with several different amateur bands during his youth, he carried on with professionals: he has appeared in orchestras, such at the one headed by Cemil Başaran as guitarist.

Biography[edit]

After completing his education at Ankara's Gazi University Music Department as a violinist, he went to the United States to study harmony at Berklee College. Later, he visited and produced music within several different countries in Europe. After working as professional bass player in Germany, he moved to France where he joined Moğollar (Mongols), a then-active Turkish band in Paris.

Returning home to Turkey, he started working at the Ankara Metropolitan Municipality Urban Orchestra as the arranger and bassist. Meanwhile, he carried on with his own orchestra, which he had set up bearing his name. In the following years he moved to Istanbul, where he currently resides. He has conducted many orchestras in many countries, carried out various concerts and studio works, and has collaborated with many prominent vocalists. He produces film music and has two books published on music theory.

He is the father of pianist Ayşegül Abadan and bassist Yağız Abadan.

Discography[edit]

As the composer, arranger, and music director he has produced albums with many artists, including

Filmography[edit]

Film Music[edit]

  • Suna 2007
  • Aşka Tövbe 1998
  • Dönüş Yemini 1996
  • Şövalye, Pamuk Prenses ve Hain 1996
  • Aşk Üzerine Söylenmemiş Herşey 1996
  • Yer Çekimli Aşklar 1996
  • Oy Deposu 1994
  • Bir Yanımız Bahar Bahçe 1994
  • Sekizinci Saat 1994
  • Sessiz Çığlık 1994
  • Kadere 45 Var 1994
  • Günah Tohumu 1994
  • Ateş Üstünde Yürümek 1991
  • Devlerin Ölümü 1990
  • Aşk Üçgeni 1990
  • Acılar Paylaşılmaz 1989
  • Fotoğraflar 1989
  • Yağmur Başladı 1989
  • Ağlama 1986
  • Mavi Mavi 1986
  • Gurbetci Saban 1985

Film Music As Musical Director[edit]

  • Muhsin Bey 1987
  • Gülüm Benim 1986
  • Fatmagül'ün Sucu Ne 1986
  • Deli Deli Küpeli
  • Garip 1986
  • Mavi Yolculuk 1986
  • Uzun Bir Gece 1986
  • Yarin Aglayacagim 1986
  • Halkali Köle 1986
  • Saban Pabucu Yarim 1985
  • Katmadeger Saban 1985
  • Keriz 1985
  • Sosyete Saban 1985
  • Sendul Saban 1985
  • Postaci 1984
  • Sabaniye 1984
  • Tutku 1984
  • Bir Sevgili Istiyorum 1984
  • Ortadirek Saban 1984
  • Atla Gel Saban 1984
  • Bedel 1984
  • Carikli Milyoner 1983
  • Seni Seviyorum 1983
  • Kilibik 1983
  • En Büyük Saban 1983
  • Iffet 1982
  • Doktor Civanim 1982
  • Islak Günes 1982
  • Tomruk 1982
  • Arkadasim 1982
  • Gazap Rüzgari 1982
  • Askalarin En Guzeli 1982
  • Cicek Abbas 1982
  • Yürek Yarasi 1982
  • Bas Belasi 1982
  • Mine 1982

Documentaries[edit]

  • Memduh Ün - Ustasız Ustalar 2008
  • Halit Refig Sineması Uzerine 2007
  • Kameramandan Görüntü Yönetmenine 2006
  • Penceremde Sardunyalar 2004
  • Işığın Peşinde Anadolu 1993
  • Cumhuriyete Kanat Gerenler 1991
  • Tahta At 1990
  • Zincir 1989
  • Bitlis 1989
  • From Tushba To Van 1988

Television Film Music[edit]

  • Nefes Alamıyorum 1996
  • Köstekli Saat 1994

Musics for Television Serials[edit]

  • Su Sinekleri 2001
  • Geceler 1996
  • Suçlu Kim 1994
  • Zamanda Yolculuk 19995
  • Bizim Mahalle 1993
  • Kederli Yıllar 1994
  • Üçüzler 1993
  • Karşı Show 1993
  • Prensesin Böylesi 1992
  • At Kestanesi 1991
  • Kara Elmas 1990
  • 077 Hızır - Acil Servis 1988
  • Uğurlugil Ailesi 1988

Television Shows[edit]

  • Bizden Size (TRT)
  • Susam Sokağı (TRT)
  • Salı Pazarı (Star TV)
  • Ajda Pekkan Sizlerle (Kanal 6)
  • Cumartesi Eğlencesi (Star TV)
  • Pazarlık (Star TV)
  • Bu Hafta Pafta Pafta (Kanal D)

Books[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]