Burak Bedikyan

Burak Bedikyan, a native Istanbul, is a pianist and leader. He’s also highly sought-after as a sideman for many American and European Jazz musicians. His musicality and stylistic versatility make him a great choice. Bedikyan is a true improvisational triple threat, performing, recording and instructing all over the world. In 2012, the artist recorded “Circle of Life”, his debut album for SteepleChase Records. He was joined by internationally acclaimed musicians Chris Potter, Peter Washington, and Bill Stewart. The pianist’s second album, “Leap of Faith”, was released in January 2015. It received positive feedback from journalists and critics around the world. “Leap of Faith” features a new all-American line-up, including jazz legends Ron McClure, Chris Cheek and Billy Drummond. Bedikyan’s second album featured original compositions that were rooted in American jazz traditions but also embraced his European heritage and Turkish/Armenian heritage. Burak Bedikyan New York Quartet, the artist’s latest album, features a collection of original compositions by a group of top NY musicians. Tickets available at www.ticketfly.com

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