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Sernai Niyazi Sayın, Mevlana Festival
|Born||1927 (age 89–90)
Niyazi Sayın (Turkish pronunciation: [nijaˈzi saˈjɯn]; born 1927), spelled Niyazi Sayin in the West, is a Turkish ney flautist and music educator. For a long time, he has performed duets with tanbur lute player Necdet Yaşar. He is regarded as the most important ney player in Turkish classical music.
Modern reissues include:
- 2006 - Niyazi Sayın & Necdet Yaşar: Masters of Turkish Music - 2-CD compilation (Kalan Müzik)
- Holtzberg, Maggie (2008). Keepers of tradition: art and folk heritage in Massachusetts. Univ of Massachusetts Press. p. 68. ISBN 978-1-55849-640-8. Retrieved 6 August 2010.