He worked at famous Turkish independent label Kalan Müzik 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.
He is the author of ''Şu Diyar-ı Gurbet Elde - Âşık Mücrimi’nin Yaşamı ve Şiirleri'' (2007), ''Kimlik, Ritüel, Müzik İcrası: İstanbul Cemevlerinde Zakirlik Hizmeti'' (2016), ''Senden Gayrı Âşık mı Yoktur: 20. Yüzyıl Âşık Portreleri' (2017) books and several scholarly articles.
He is currently working at Istanbul University State Conservatory as staff member and touring with his music projects.