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"Sinan Cem Eroglu is some of the best instrumentalist and the first modern virtuoso of kaval in today's Turkish Folk Music..."

 

                                                                                                                           Songlines Magazine - Francesco Martinelli

"His last album is a very listenable, nicely recorded, and accomplished record.

                                                                                                                                                                 fRoots - Nick Hoobs

"Eroglu's last album has been receiving much well-deserved praise and is a fine example of a modern approach to traditional music." 

                                                                                                                                               All About Jazz - Luke Seabright

"Eroglu combines traditional Turkish music with the Maqam of the Middle East on Hemdem."

                                                                                                                                                                        Folker Magazine

"Hemdem is an exquisite, masterfully-crafted album by talented Turkish music innovator."

                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                                     Angel Romero -  World Music Central

"The sum of ingredients returns a high-profile album, which has been beautifully recorded live, with the timbral details highlighted..."                                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                                                          Blokfoolk - Ciro De Rosa

 

Sinan Cem Eroglu is a Turkish musician, music producer, multi-instrumentalist, and composer born in 1986 in Ankara, lives in Hamburg, Germany. 

 

Gratuated from Istanbul Technical University Turkish Music State Conservatory as the highest ranked student in 2009. Finished his M.Mus. as the highest ranked student again in 2011. Participated to international concerts, albums, soundtracks, TV and radio shows with his kaval, fretless guitar, kopuz, and vocal performances including Mezzo TV, BBC Radio 3. He gave workshops about Turkish Music and Fretless Guitar in Berklee College of Music in USA, Florida School of Music in USA, Codarts World Music Academy in Netherlands, Orientalische Musikakademie Mannheim eV in Germany, Music Gavleborg in Sweden, Akademie der Künste in Berlin. Worked as a lecturer in Istanbul Technical University Turkish Music State Conservatory between 2010 and 2013.

 

He established the first microtonal guitar duo in the World with Dr. Tolgahan COGULU and played in Miami International GuitART Festival, II. International Sarajevo Guitar Festival, XIX. International Santo Tirso Guitar Festival, and Berlin II. International Baglama Symposium. He established the first Fretless Guitar department in the World in Istanbul Medipol University. Works as a composer, musician, and featuring artist at Facebook Creator Studio.

 

He has 3 solo and 3 duo albums. His music combines Turkish Music with jazz, world and electronics. Played for lots of international music festivals with his bands. Except his solo career, he plays with Niyaz feat. Azam ALI.

He endorses GHS Strings, Kemper Amps, EMG Pickups, Godin Guitars.