Started playing music during his high-school years in school band and played with local groups. In 2009, started his major in Manufacturing Engineering at Istanbul Technical University and became aware of jazz music and started studying jazz drumming beside the rock and pop music.
Toured with KAPIKO in Europe through 2013 and 2016. In 2014, won a mention award in jazz drums category at the Jamzz contest sponsored by Akbank Sanat. In the same year formed a trio called “NOM Trio” and won the IKSV’s GencCaz jazz performance contest. Played a concert within the 21st Istanbul Jazz Festival.
Currently Bilgin continues his percussion performance masters degree studies at ITU MIAM aside to educating drums, studying the art of drums, and both live and session works independently.