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Primary Instrument: Flute

Born: October 28, 1982    

New York Based Turkish flutist,composer and a band leader Sarpay Özçağatay Graduated from Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory(2002) 94.70 GPA out of 100 also Berklee College of Music major in Jazz Performance(2012) 3.89 GPA out of 4.

Meanwhile, he was studying in Hacettepe University State Conservatory, he developed an interest in jazz playing but didn’t have anywhere to study the art of jazz flute playing while in Turkey. Despite the lack of jazz education Sarpay managed to take lessons with Turkish and American jazz musicians occasionally and played in jazz jam sessions whenever he could. After his graduation from the Conservatory he focused on jazz music more and formed a jazz band called BE-TONE with Turkish friends of his. This group was a jazz funk fusion and freestyle quartet and played some well-known jazz festivals and private concerts For instance;...
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2011-2012 Billboard Magazine Scholarship Award Given Through Berklee College of Music 2011 Berklee College of Music Performance Division Award
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Self Produced (2013)

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Straight Ahead,Swing,Bop,Funk Jazz,Fusion Jazz,Electronic Jazz, World Music

Primary InstrumentFlute

LocationAstoria, NY


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