Omar Faruk Tekbilek: Turkish Master of the Ney
A simmering concoction of influences from Turkey, Arabia, Greece, Persia, and even Spain—creatively stirred with the manners and sounds of musicians in the United States—provides the staple of music performed by this Turkish-born flutist. He performs on what is possibly the world’s oldest musical instrument.
A version of this article by Peter Westbrook first appeared in The Flutist Quarterly
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