GECANCELLED Zeynel Demir: Anatolische volksliederen
Zeynel Demir is a bağlama performer, composer, singer and educator. He was born in Erzurum, Turkey. Having lived in a family with a rich musical tradition he grew up immersed in Turkish music. He started playing bağlama at age 7. He graduated from
Ege University State Conservatory of Traditional Turkish Music and he’s been teaching as a lecturer there since 1995. He has also been teaching saz and vocal lessons at Codarts World Music Academy in Rotterdam for four years.
For many years he has worked as a music director and instrumentalist for folk dance groups. He produced 4 albums (“Anatolian Folk Dances”) which included various music samples from different regions of Turkey. He was the music director, arranger and composer of “Night of the Sultans” and “Anatolian Sun” dance groups. He conducted choirs which won many awards in competitions. He is also the lead singer and bağlama performer of a Turkish folk music band “Group Mecaz” giving concerts in different cities of Turkey and the world.
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