City: New York / USA

Profession: Professional Singer, Author of 2 published books, Artist, Actor
IMDB Page: http://www.imdb.me/serhatkaner     Backstage: www.backstage.com/u/serhatkaner

New York based performer Serhat Kaner ( a.k.a Jax Gabriel) is classically trained professional singer & actor who has performed internationally (Turkey, Belgium, Germany) with an acclaimed success in his 20+ years career.
His approach to music is versatile & sophisticated. He seamlessly leads his audience from Sinatra to Presley with his unique transition from the “Great American Songbook” to current Pop and Country favorites.
He know how to read the crowd and get them going… His energy and charisma bring in the “wow” factor to any event!!
Whether its the smooth sounds of sexy jazz , the sing along tunes of Broadway classics or vintage Rock n’ Roll, he performs them all, as solo act or with a band.

He acted in several TV series, TV Ads and one movie.

He has 2 published books about soccer history. He is still working on his 3rd book about music history.

He is a Second Dan Black Belt Karate Trainer and also Licenced Soccer Coach.

MUSICAL STYLE:
Jazz & Broadway standards, Rock’n roll, Blues, Country, Neapolitans, Opera, Great American Songbook

MUSIC & ACTING EDUCATION :

  • Istanbul Univercity Opera Singer Division
    ( First rank from 100 applicant ) , ( Voice tone : Tenor )
    ( Teacher : Suat Arikan , www.suatarikan.com )
  • Theatre Lessons  – Oguz Aral
  • Musical and Drama Lessons – Ozer Sezer / Gulen Sezer

MUSIC EXPERIENCES :
Please see the CV page for the all musical experiences:  http://serhatkaner.com/cv/

ACTING EXPERIENCES :

  • TV: IN NEW YORK (In New York Productions): “Street Singer” -Day Player
  • PRODUCTION: BJORN (Warhammer Cinema): Trailer Director
  • MOVIE: LORELEI RUNES (Warhammer Cinema): “Cyon (vampire)”-Supporting actor
  • PRODUCTION: LORELEI RUNES (Warhammer Cinema): Fight Choreographer & Stunt Coordinator
  • COMMERCIAL: Northern Lights Mansion – Lead actor
  • MOVIE: Saving You, Saving Me (Little Nap Productions): Foster Dad – Day Player
  • MOVIE: Rounded Corners: Day Player
  • MOVIE: STILL TRYIN’ (Jennifer Suter) – Day Player
  • MOVIE: KEYS – Day Player
  • TV SERIES: A CRIME TO REMEMBER (Investigation Discovery) – Baseball game spectator
  • TV SERIES: A CRIME TO REMEMBER (Investigation Discovery, NY )- Neighbor at Episode “Mark”
  • TV SERIES: LAW&ORDER SVU, MR.ROBOT, GOTHAM, BULL, ELEMENTARY, YOUNGER, ODD MOM OUT, SEVEN SECONDS, DIFFICULT PEOPLE, TRACY MORGAN SHOW, HIGH MAINTENANCE, 40 NORTH, TIARA, SEARCH PARTY – Background actor in these series, New York
  • TV SERIES: KURTLAR VADISI, SHOW TV — Supporting actor in 21 episodes.
  • TV SERIES: DELI YUREK, ATV—Supporting actor in 3 episodes
  • TV MOVIE: KURSUN ASKER, STAR TV—Supporting actor around 30 minutes.
  • TV COMMERCIAL: LIPTON TEA TV COMMERCIAL—Lead actor
  • TV COMMERCIAL: CHATMASTER —Lead actor
  • MUSIC VIDEO: Reksane – Gozal Geceler —Lead actor
  • AMATEUR MUSICAL SHOWS ( Kiss Me Kate, Greace, Singin in the Rain, Phantom of the Opera )MODEL EXPERIENCES :
  • JON TEXTILE Catalog Model ( Mine Cetin Agency)
  • KIGILI Textile Podium Fashion Model ( 2 shows ), ( Mine Cetin Agency )
  • Powerade- Coca Cola Advertisement Model ( Calcium Organization )
  • Basak Insurance Firm Advertisement Model ( Calcium Organization)
  • Gelin-Damat Marriage Textile Magazine Catalog Model ( Mine Cetin Agency)
  • Elman Magazine ( Baku ) Magazine Photo model

WRITING EXPERIENCES:

1- Author of “Mehmetçik Basri Dirimlili” –  A book about a football legend of Fenerbahçe SK
Published at 2013

http://www.dr.com.tr/Kitap/Fenerbahceli-Mehmetcik-Basri/Serhat-Kaner/Edebiyat/Biyografi-Oto-Biyografi/urunno=0000000455784

2- Author of “Arif Emirzade” book about another football legend of Fenerbahçe SK, published at March 2015.

http://www.dr.com.tr/Kitap/Arif-Emirzade-Fenerbahceli-Arif-Yuzbasi/Kadir-Sime/Edebiyat/Biyografi-Oto-Biyografi/urunno=0000000640267

TELEVISION APPEARANCES:
HaberTurk – 2 times midnight news
CNNTurk – 5N 1K- Late Night Show
Show TV – Primetime News
Kanal 6 – Bay Night Late Night Show
ExpoTV – TV Cambazi Late Night Show
Genc TV-  Genciz Biz:1 hour Talk Show
FB TV: Halit Kivanc Talk Show
Baku SpaceTV Talk Show
Baku Ictimai TV – 1 hour Talk Show
Baku paparazzi shows: Lider TV, ANS TV , AzTV, ATV

 

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