Tanbûri Cemil Bey's influence on Aydemir's art life persisted during his education and in his professional life. In 1988, when he was only 16 years old, he was invited to perform with the prestigious Culture Ministry Istanbul Government Turkish Music Ensemble, formed and directed by tanbur master Prof. Dr. Necdet Yasar.
In 1989, Aydemir was a guest tanbur player of this ensemble. During this period, the opportunities to play with the best musicians of this genre opened new horizons for him. Most importantly, Aydemir studied with Necdet Yasar, who represents the link from Tanbûri Cemil Bey and his son Mesud Cemil in terms of school and sound. This instruction included style (üslup), technique, timbre (tone colour), makam, taksim (improvisation), composing within improvisation, agility, and other topics. Murat Aydemir has performed with such prestigious musicians as vocalists Bekir Sidki Sezgin and Alâaeddin Yavasça, kanun player Erol Deran, kemençe player Ihsan Özgen, and oud player Cinuçen Tanrikorur.
He performed solo, and in duets and trios for various television performances and concerts. Since 1990, Aydemir has been a member of the Istanbul Ministry of Culture’s Classical Turkish Music Chorus and has participated in countless concerts in Turkey and abroad. Aydemir recorded Ahenk, a duo album with Derya Türkan (kemençe) released by Golden Horn Records in 1997. In that same year, Aydemir, Derya Türkan and Cengiz Onural formed Incesaz, which has released the albums "Eski Nisan (Aged April)”, “Ikinci Bahar (Second Spring)”, and “Eylül Sarkilari (September Songs).” Incesaz performs many of Onural’s and Aydemir's compositions in these recordings. In addition to tanbur, Aydemir plays lavta. Murat Aydemir's goals are to maintain the traditional way of performing, yet to expand and introduce new ideas. He is dedicated to preserving the performance practice of the tanbur, traditionally a unique Turkish instrument, for new generations.
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