Volkan Öktem introduced his first solo album,’#7’, the title of which refers to the age of the musician when his interest in drums began. ‘#7’ takes listeners on a journey from the age of 7 to the present, drawing from the diverse musical styles he has experienced throughout his 30-year career. Öktem showcases his talents not only as a drum virtuoso but also as a composer and storyteller.
On stage, he is accompanied by esteemed musicians such as Halil İbrahim Işık, Serhat Şensesli, Ercüment Orkut, and Barış Doğukan Yazıcı. Together, they blend various themes, modern arrangements, and diverse styles to create a unique understanding of composition.