Artist Profiles: Alihan Samedov

Alihan Samedov

Born in 1964 in Sumqayit, Alihan Samedov is a master player of wind instruments (balaban, clarinet, tutek, zurna, saxophone) and Azerbaijani folk instruments.

Samedov studied music in Azerbaijan between 1971 and 1990. He later moved to Turkey, in 1992.

He has attended many international festivals and gave concerts from France to Singapore, from Poland to Spain.


The Land Of Fire (Mega Müzik, 1997)
Balaban 6 (Yeni Dünya, 2006)
Balaban 7 (Cirem Records, 2008)

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites and Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.


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