In the 1980s they were using well-known poems and singing songs with political allusions. In the 1990s they were still using poems, but they also started to write their own lyrics. In 2010, Hüsnü Arkan, the lead vocal and song writer of the band left the band to pursue his solo career. He has released four solo albums since 1991 (Bir Yalnızlık Ezgisi (1991), Solo (2011), Yalnız Değiliz (2013) and Kırık Hava (2015)). Arkan also released another album with the band Destur in 2004 (Deli Bu Dünya).
Hüsnü Arkan continues his solo music career as well as his writing career as an accomplished novelist. Ezginin Günlüğü performed with vocalist and guitarist Murat Kurt until Çağrı Çetinsel joined the band in 2014. In 2017, vocalist Eylem Atmaca left the band and Deniz Sujana joined the band in her place. The music of Ezginin Günlüğü is based on Anatolian folk music composed with contemporary interpretation. They have used a large variety of instruments in several albums. A great number of musicians has contributed to Ezginin Günlüğü albums: Sumru Ağıryürüyen (vocals), Ebru Kalabas (vocals), Ayşegül Uslu (back vocals), Alpdoğan Türeci (back vocals), Ebru Yılmaz Kale (back vocals), Bora Yalçınduran (back vocals), Göksun Doğan (clarinet), Cem Doğan (Viola), Hüseyin Kaya (piano), Doğan Dikmen (ney), Güneş Uras (flute), Kent Mete (violoncello), Erhan Pamukbezci (percussion), Metin Keşkek (trompet), Zafer Oğuz (drums), Levon Balıkçıoğlu (akordeon), Halis Bütünley (percussion), Tanju Erol (clarinet), Ömer Özgeç (guitar), Reyend Bölükbaşı (violocello), Atilla Altınkeser (bass), Cezmi Başeğmez (davul), Güneş Demirci (guitar), Özgür Yurtoğlu (guitar), Serdar Gönenç (percussion), Uğur Ustaoğlu (flute), Mustafa Süder (viola, violin, clarinet, saxophone), Erkan Oğur (ud, guitar), Selim Atakan (piyano), Göksel Baktagir (kanun), Ayşe Tütüncü (piano), İlyas Mirzayev (piano), Özer Arkun (violoncello), İsmail Soyberk (bas), Yurdal Tokcan (ud), Can Göktürk (back vocals, saxophone, fagot), Kamil Özler (guitar), Renato Voglino (bandeneon), Hüsnü Şenlendirici (clarinet, trompet), Sinan Çelik (kaval), Tolga Bedir (violin, piano), Ant Şimşek (guitar), Cemal Kaplan (percussion), Erdem Sökmen (guitar), Fahri Ünlüce (violin), Çetin Akdeniz (bağlama), Deniz Bayrak (guitar), Muammer Ketencoğlu (akordeon), Cem Aksel (drums), Oğuz Büyükberber (bass clarinet), Kaan Gökhan Varol (piano), Kadir Şan Tarhan (guitar), Mehmet Akatay (percussion), Memduh Akatay,(percussion), Cem Gezginti (drums), Altuğ Öncü (violin, cümbüş), Göksun Çavdar (clarinet), Poyraz Baltacıgil (violoncello), Şenel Yolal (percussion). Present members of the band are: * Nadir Göktürk - keyboard * Çağrı Çetinsel - vocals, guitar * Deniz Sujana - vocals * Cafer İşleyen - flute, back vocals * Can Göktürk - saxophone, fagot * Erkan Gürer - bas guitar * Levent Bursalı - drums Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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