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Ulaş Özdemir

Born 1976 in Maras/Turkey. He studied ethnomusicology and earned his master and Phd degree from Yildiz Technical University in Istanbul.

He has participated in a variety of concerts and lectures in Turkey and abroad, performing on the traditional instruments of Alevi-Bektasi music, dede sazı, bağlama and vocal. He has performed and recorded albums with Ali Akbar Moradi, Kayhan Kalhor, Azam Ali, Niyaz, and his latest group Forabandit with Sam Karpienia and Bijan Chemirani.

He worked at Kalan Muzik as producer and production director between 1997-2010.

He recorded several solo albums, compilations and soundtracks. He has composed film scores and written arrangements that employ a broad array of instruments, with references to various music cultures from his country.