Ömer Faruk Tekbilek (born 1951, Adana, Turkey), also known as Omar Faruk Tekbilek, is a Turkish musician and composer, who plays a wide range of wind, string, percussion and electronic instruments. He has developed a style that builds on traditional Sufi music, but includes inspiration from ambient electronic musicians, most notably Brian Keane. He is best known for his performances with the flute-like ney, but also plays the piccolo-like kaval, and the double-reed zurna. Among stringed instruments, he plays the oud and the bağlama. He also sings in many of his recorded works.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1990 Fire Dance Brian Keane & Omar Faruk Tekbilek 1
1992 Beyond The Sky Brian Keane & Omar Faruk Tekbilek 1
1994 Whirling Omar Faruk Tekbilek 1
1995 Fata Morgana Michael Askill & Omar Faruk Tekbilek 1
1996 Mystical Garden Omar Faruk Tekbilek 1
1998 Crescent Moon Omar Faruk Tekbilek 1
1999 One Truth Omar Faruk Tekbilek 1
2001 Alif Omar Faruk Tekbilek with Steve Shehan 2
2003 One Yuval Ron feat. Omar Faruk Tekbilek, Yair Dalal & Azam Ali 1
2005 Tree of Patience Omar Faruk Tekbilek 1
Gypsy Fire Richard A. Hagopian & Omar Faruk Tekbilek 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2000 Dance into Eternity - Selected Pieces 1987 to 1998 Omar Faruk Tekbilek 1

Album + Remix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2009 Rare Elements Omar Faruk Tekbilek 1

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