Ceren Temel is a jazz singer and arranger who lives in Ankara, Turkey. Before jazz, she studied classical piano and violin for many years. Singing has always been a passion for her but she says that she is found herself when she met jazz. She won first prize in the Turkish jazz voice competition “Nardis Young Jazz Vocal” in 2017. Besides she performs mostly in Ankara and Istanbul with her band playing arrangements of jazz standards written by her, she also performs with the various big band in Turkey such as “The Naval Forces Stars Light Music and Jazz Orchestra” and “the Turkish Land Forces Command: Turkish Harmony Stars Orchestra”. In addition to composing, she loves creating her own improvisation style and arranging jazz standards in a traditional way.