A journey that changed my life.
An endless passion for music
for discovery, for people, for life.
The young talent of jazz and popular music scene Anil Şallıel was born on 27.07.1993 and at the age of 8 he started his saxophone life with the encouragement of his father Mümin Şallıel. His professional music life started at the age of 14 and still continues. At the age of 15 he shared the same scene with the world famous drum virtuoso Dave Weckl. He takes care of playing all styles without separating his musical styles, and by this time he has given a breath to nearly 800 albums to the films and jingle.
On April 30, 2012, he shared the same scene with the famous Italian guitarist Nicole Conte during the International Jazz Day.
In 2011 he set up his own project, What Da Funk. At the same time, he collaborated with Önder Focan and his brother Batu Şallıel on Funkbook and released album in 2016. Up to now he has taken part in with his group and various artists in istanbul jazz festiva,l Akbank jazz festival, Ankara jazz festival, Bursa Nilüfer Jazz Festival, Cyprus Mağosa Jazz Festival, Bozcaada Jazz Festival ,Bodrum jazz festival, Zeytinli rock festival and many festivals
In jazz and foreign music scene musicians (maestros) such as Aşkın Arsunan, Önder Focan, Aycan Teztel, Şenova Ülker, Volkan Öktem, Tuluğ Çırpan, Cenk Erdoğan, Volkan Hürsever, Tolga Bedir, Cahit Kutrafalı, Bilal Karaman, Cem Tuncer, Erhan Seçkin, Nicole Conte, Sebastinan Studnizky, Omae Lye Fook, Dave Weckl have contributed musicially a lot
In 2016 he played Soprano saxophone and flute in the cabin music of Turkish Airlines in the music director of Serkan Çağrı.In 2017 his valued artist friends supported him on his first studio album of his project, What Da Funk,
Some of the artists he has accompanied in Turkish Pop music scene so far;
The goups and people he took the stage avtively;
Volkan Konak,İlyas Yalçıntaş
What Da Funk Önder Focan & Şallıel Bros # Funkbook
Some of the people he has accompanied on his scene and record so far;
Buzuki Orhan Osman