Sibel Köse is Turkey’s First Lady of Jazz. Raised in Ankara and mainly self-taught, she has emerged as Turkey’s top female jazz vocalist. Her rich deep tones resonate with every interpretation and she is a master at improvisation. While still a student of Architecture at METU University, she began performing professionally. She built her experience and knowledge singing alongside major Jazz masters and further developed her craft participating in International Jazz Workshops, festivals and competitions and was awarded the first prize in the International Competition of Jazz Vocalists’ in Zamosc (Poland) in 1992.