Turgut Alp Bekoğlu was born in 1966 and had an interest in musical rhythm since his childhood. He played drum semi-professionally while he was at high school and in 1983, he became a professional drummer. After attending a research program at the Rotterdam Conservatory for 5 months, he went to New York to pursue his study for two years more. Bekoğlu performed with Gloria Gaynor on a stage. He has also accompanied famous Turkish artists such as Ajda Pekkan, Sezen Aksu, and Nilüfer. Bekoğlu has performed in many recordings in the US and Turkey. He has participated in many national and international music festivals in Çeşme, Kuşadası, Houston, and New Orleans. Currently, Bekoğlu is a member of Jazz group “Telvin”. He continues to play drums in Turkey and abroad both.

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