Sarpay "SharpEye" Özçağatay

Sarpay Ozcagatay is a New York City based flutist, educator and an author that is among the leading flute artists of the recent years that has signed numerous achievements. He released his debut album “Unexpectable” in 2013 that has his own original compositions. It is recognized and reviewed by the leading jazz critics, blogs, jazz radios including the international and online stations, newspapers and flute magazines. He continued his accomplishments and created his “SharpEye” logo/brand that has got an attention by the British flute maker Trevor James Flutes. The company made a “SharpEye” signature alto flute for him. As well as being an alto flute artist at TJ Flutes, he is also a flute artist at top-notch Japanese flute maker, Miyazawa Flutes. He is also endorsed by Applied Microphone and Ton Kooiman. He has been performing countless concerts at the prestigious jazz and music venues, also performing at music/jazz festivals with Grammy Award winning artists and internationally acclaimed musicians around the world. He is also a recording artist and has been recording many albums.

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The newest member of the distinguished jazz flutists ! – Edward Blanco (All About Jazz)

“Unexpectable” is an exciting album for close listening, or for a great sound at your party ! – Barbara Siesel (The Flute View)

Fascinating New York ! – Sabah Newspaper (Major Turkish Newspaper)

The Turkish “Pan” of Jazz ! – Star Newspaper (Major Turkish Newspaper)

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