Started music in 1970, and got interested in jazz music in 1975. Starting from the year 1985 performed in various local and international venues. On December 1994 released his first album JAZZ GUITAR in MD format. On December 1994, recorded his first CD entitled “Onder Focan Group – ERKEN” In 1997 Focan performed in the Guitar Night which was organised by MIDEM with 11 international guitarists representing Istanbul Culture and Arts Fund (IKSV). The Artist’s 1998 CD, BENEATH THE STARS honoured him as the one and only Turkish jazz artist who has released an album on Blue Note label.