Head Drum Instructor
Cengiz worked as a full -time music instructor at Istanbul Bilgi University from 2000 to 2006. During his years in Istanbul, Cengiz recorded three solo albums. His first album, “Yildizlarin Ustunde” came out in 2002. The CD was listed as one of the most liked albums by Jazz Magazine’s readers poll. Cengiz was also listed as one of the ‘Best drummers’ and was voted one the ‘Best composers’ by the same readers.
Cengiz Baysal is a contributor to music education as a clinician for Istanbul Agop Cymbals. Each year, he holds several drum workshops nationally. Cengiz has been endorsed by Istanbul Agop Cymbals , DW Drums and Vic Firth Sticks.