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Önder Focan Group

Önder Focan Group

Önder Focan Group


Önder Focan Group plays Turkish ethnic jazz. A different taste.... Personnel: Onder Focan-Guitar A.Senol Filiz-Nay Senova Ulker-Trumpet Cem Aksel-Drums Erdal Akyol-Bass ÖNDER FOCAN - BIOGRAPHY Started music in 1970, and got interested in jazz music in 1975. Starting from the year 1985 performed in various local and international venues. On December 1994 released his first album JAZZ GUITAR in MD format. On December 1994, recorded his first CD entitled “Onder Focan Group – ERKEN” Read more on Last.fm
Önder Focan Group plays Turkish ethnic jazz. A different taste.... Personnel: Onder Focan-Guitar A.Senol Filiz-Nay Senova Ulker-Trumpet Cem Aksel-Drums Erdal Akyol-Bass ÖNDER FOCAN - BIOGRAPHY Started music in 1970, and got interested in jazz music in 1975. Starting from the year 1985 performed in various local and international venues. On December 1994 released his first album JAZZ GUITAR in MD format. On December 1994, recorded his first CD entitled “Onder Focan Group – ERKEN” In 1997 Focan performed in the Guitar Night which was organised by MIDEM with 11 international guitarists representing Istanbul Culture and Arts Fund (IKSV). The Artist’s 1998 CD, BENEATH THE STARS honoured him as the one and only Turkish jazz artist who has released an album on Blue Note label.

This album featured the great drummer Bill Stewart and Hammond B3 player Sam Yahel. In 1999, he recorded VOCALISTS with Sibel Kose, Ajlan Buyukburc, Aydin Kahya, Slide Hampton, Brian Lynch, Doug Weiss and Hugh Sicotte which includes Onder Focan tunes with lyrics. Onder Focan attended IAJE seminars in 1999, 2000 and 2004. Onder Focan performed at the 80. anniversary concert of Thomastik Infeld Strings on November 1999 in Vienna. He also performed for Thomastik Infeld Strings in 2001 and Hofner Guitars in 2002 at the winter NAMM shows in L.A. On November 2001.

Focan a CD entitled STANDARD A LA TURC recorded in Helsinki, Finland which features the jazz versions of Turkish popular tunes. In 2002 Onder Focan was involved in SIJF (Spontaneous International Jazz Friends) project which was lead by the excellent German bass player Stefan Weeke and recorded a CD entitled No.One with great drummer Ernst Bier, which has released in Germany in the same year. On December 2001 recorded the duo album with international jazz great bassist David Friesen entitled REMinisce in Vienna, Austria which is released on July 2003 in Turkey. Focan released a CD entitled “Kirmiziya Caliyor” LIKE RED with Ercument Vural, Alp Ersonmez, Cengiz Baysal and Tunc Cakir in 2004 which became very popular in Turkey. In 2007, he released a CD entitled "Swing a la Turc" with A. Senol Filiz (ney), Senova Ulker (tpt), Erdal Akyol (b), Ferit Odman (d), Cem Aksel(d), which is a straight jazz approach to Turkish tunes with the use of traditional instrument "ney". Elected as the best artist in Western Music by MSM Art Center (Mujdat Gezen Sanat Merkezi) Istanbul in 2000. Onder Focan uses and endorses Thomastik Infeld Strings, Hofner and Godin Guitars. He recently plays a hand made 15" carved hollowbody guitar made by luthier SERIF KOSE. (biography taken from www.myspace.com/onderfocanjazz ) 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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