Aslan was born in Eastern Turkey, in the province of Dersim. In his youth he was interested in painting, but also learnt to play the tembur (a Kurdish three-stringed long-necked lute). After studying in Istanbul, he moved to Germany. Once there, he began intensively to play the acoustic guitar. Some time later he decided to start a solo career as a Kurdish Folk musician with pop and jazz influences.
His band uses acoustic guitars and bass guitar as well as traditional string and percussion nstruments.
Members of Ahmet Aslan’s Ensemble:
- Ahmet Aslan - acoustic guitar & tembur
- Selman Aslan - tembur & cura
- Ulas Dilekli - tembur
- Yilmaz Yurtsever - percussion
- Mehmet Celik - bass guitar
Edited by Grosseteste on 3 Jul 2012, 13:43
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