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About Sinan Bakir
Sinan Bakir is one of the most unique and exciting young jazz guitarists on the scene today. The sound that Sinan is striving for is often described as fresh, clean and lively, yet intense and full of emotion. Sinan Bakir is being hailed as not only a virtuoso player, but also a masterful composer. His album On My Way, with Thomson Kneeland and Mark Ferber, is described by Richard Kamins of the Hartford Courant as a solid debut. It's easy to put this music on and just let it play. One can hear the influences of Holdsworth, John Scofield and Bill Frisell but Bakir is no imitator. The voice of the guitar one hears on the opening cut never wavers or falters throughout." Dan Barry of the Hartford Advocate describes Sinan's playing as quietly elaborate, informed by a good sense of when to crescendo and when to lean back and let it rip." Dither Schmidth of Radio Resita says that the album transforms a common day into a perfect day" and calls it magical...
Watch a clip of Sinan Bakir performing the title track from On My Way.
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