M.Cem Tuncer was born in 1978. He studied guitar with Sarp Maden and Gökçen Taskiran, music theory with Semih Korucu and Mehmet Nemutlu, ensemble with Bulent Ortaçgil and Önder Focan at AKADEMI ISTANBUL Jazz Department in 1997. He won a scholarship from Istanbul Bilgi University in 1998 and worked with important musicians such as Neset Ruacan, Kamil Özler, Ali Perret, L.Butch Morris, Can Kozlu, Aydin Esen, Imer Demirer, Ricky Ford, Selen Gülün, Mike Wilkens during his undergraduate study. He played in Belgium Sfinks and Amsterdam Music Festivals in 1999; in Germany Hildesheim Festival, in Zurih, Basel, Stuttgart, Berlin and Hanoover in 2000; in Gent and Brussels at the Ethnic Music Festival, in 2002. He also took place in various activities and concerts in Ricky Ford’s Istanbul Jazz Collective, the same year in Babylon, Istanbul. He worked as the Assistant Arranger of Önder Focan’s Purple in Blue project in 2000 International Istanbul Jazz Festival and played many duo guitar concerts with Önder Focan. Tuncer completed his undergraduate study in ISTANBUL BILGI UNIVERSITY Composition Department. In 2002 and worked in I.B.U as a Teaching Assistant for 1 year. He taught Jazz Guitar and Ensemble classes in YILDIZ TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY between 2002 -2008. Tuncer was elected to represent Turkey in the 2008 International Young Jazz Guitarist Competition held in Estonia, and won the 2nd place. He was awarded with the invitations of Romania Garana Jazz Festival 2008 and Pori Jazz Festival 2008 & 2010 where he played with Ted Curson, Harvie S., Enrico Granafei, Onder Focan,3 GuitarISTanbul, Vitali Imereli, Reiska Laine, Toivo Unt ,Marian Petrescu, Eric McPherson, Abraham Burton, David Bryant, Dezron Douglas,Jyrki Kangas. He made film musics, Ali'nin Sekiz Günü, 2008 (2009 Ankara Film Festival Music Award); Vali, 2008; Dilber'in Sekiz Günü,(2009 Ankara Film Festival Music Award, 28th Internatıonal Istanbul Fılm Festıval Musıc Award); and Acı, 2009; and TV Series Musics such as Aşk Laftan Anlamaz 2016 ; Aşk Yeniden, 2015 ; Maral, 2015 ; Alın Yazım, 2014 ; Güllerin Savaşı, 2014 ; O Hayat Benim, 2014 ; Adını Kalbime Yazdım,2013 ; Firuze, 2013 ; Benim İçin Üzülme, 2012 (2013 Antalya Tv Music Award); Huzur Sokağı, 2012 ; Fırıldak Ailesi, 2013 ;Merhaba Hayat, 2013; Eve Düşen Yıldırım, 2012 ; Umutsuz Ev Kadınları 2012 ; Bir Çocuk Sevdim, 2011 ; Gün Akşam Oldu, 2011 ; Sensiz Olmaz,2011 ; Canım Babam,2011; Canan ,2010 ; Adını Feriha Koydum ,2010 ;Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman ki, 2010 (2012 Antalya Tv Music Award) , Gece Sesleri, 2008- 2009; Rüzgar, 2008; Servet Avcısı, 2008; Sinekli Bakkal, 2008 and worked as a Vocal Coach in High School Musical, Walt Disney, 2008 (Turkey) In addition to his carrier in Jazz and film musics, Tuncer still plays and tours with , Nazdrave , Curly Trio (with Elif Çağlar Muslu & Kerem Türkaydın) ,Zuhal Olcay , Jülide Özçelik and works as a studio musician, arranger, composer and producer. He plays as a member of TRT Big Band since 2008 . He also writes on the page named Klinik in Jazz magazine published in Turkey. Cem Tuncer uses and endorses Yamaha Guitars & Elixir Strings.