Sarpay “SharpEye” Özçağatay is a New York City based flutist, composer and educator among leading international artists of recent years.
PERFORMS ON: PB-202RH Heavy-wall Flute
In addition to frequent performances in the NYC jazz circuit including Blue Note, ShapeShifter Lab, Somethin’ Jazz, Smoke and Zinc, SharpEye has performed countless concerts, festivals and recordings with Grammy Award winning artists and internationally acclaimed musicians. Legends include Ron Carter, Kevin Eubanks, George Garzone, David Fiuczynski, Terri Lyne Carrington, Eric Gould, Greg Osby, Steve Turre, Ed Tomassi and more.
In 2013, SharpEye released his debut album “Unexpectable” which features his own original compositions. It has been recognized and reviewed by the leading jazz critics, blogs and jazz media including the international online stations, newspapers and magazines. As a member of the world’s largest and most prestigious flute association (National Flute Association), SharpEye has been on the panel as a judge for jazz competitions and has given clinics and workshops at the annual convention.