Baran is a Sydney based multi-instrumentalist from Turkey. His music combines melodies and rhythms of the Middle East and Africa with a modern touch on the hang drum, piano and various percussion instruments. Originally trained in classical piano, he gradually became a percussionist continuing his education with worldly renowned jazz and world percussionists: Senol Kucukyildirim, Andrew Dickeson , Bernhard Schimpelsberger
Since 2010 he has played at various festivals and venues over the world, accompanying globally acknowledged musicians on percussion. Over the last years, he has been focusing on his solo Hang Drum & Handpan project, creating a unique soundscape by blending various world music elements. His first album will be released in July 2019.
Love Fest Sydney 2019, Byron Bay Spirit Festival 2018, Secret Garden 2017, Burning Seed 2017,
The Basement, Foundry 616, Blue Beat, One Space, Sofar Sydney, Sofar Melbourne, Sound Life Dome