Ayhan Sahin

Ayhan Sahin

BandPopAdult Contemporary

Pop-Rock with 70s influence

Biography

Songwriter and producer Ayhan Sahin produces music in a wide range of genres, from pop, dance, rock and R&B to musical theatre. He has worked with Sandra Bernhard, Beu Sisters, Vonzell Solomon (American Idol), Jon Peter Lewis (American Idol), Jill Gioia (Rockstar Supernova), Melba Moore, etc. His most recent project is a collaboration with Eve Nelson, producing an album for Karine Hannah singing Turkey's most-acclaimed female singer/songwriter, Sezen Aksu's songs.

His music has been performed in his native Turkey, as well as in Denmark, Sweden, Italy, Iceland, Canada and the U.S. He has been featured in the international print press, and on radio and TV at home, and was profiled on CNN for writing and staging "Turkey's first rock opera," a drama titled "Gods." Recently, he was featured on the VH1 series "Fan Club" in a segment profiling the influence of ABBA in his work and career.

Sahin was raised in Ankara, the capital city of Turkey, where he earned a master's degree in civil engineering and worked in the field for a decade before turning his focus full-time to musical arts. He has an MFA degree from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

Discography

- Karine Hannah album "I'll Be Alright"
- Christmas album "Breaking for the Holidays with Chaka Khan, Sandra Bernhard, Vonzell Solomon
- The Beu Sisters single "Bring Daddy Home"
- Melba Moore single "Book of Dreams"
- Tony Amodio single "Ne Olur"
- Lina Koutrakos "Matia Mou"