Jazz siren Rana Farhan proclaims on her web site:
Benyamin Bahadori (Persian: بنيامين بهادرى) is an Iranian singer of Persian pop music from Tehran, Iran whose 2006 album, "85", was a massive commercial success within Iran and with the Iranian diaspora abroad. His most famous songs include Khatereha (more commonly known as Donya), Loknat (Stutter), and Adam Ahani (more commonly known as Halam Badeh). he belongs to the new generation of Iranian pop singers.
Bappa Majumdar needs no introduction to music aficionados in Bangladesh. Son of noted musician Barin Majumdar, Bappa has attained popularity as a singer as well as a music composer. About his background, Bappa says, "I took a five-year course in classical music at Monihar Sangeet Academy (a music school established by Barin Majumdar). However, I don't feel my training in classical music is adequate and that's why I haven't pursued that genre of music." Bappa's band, 'Dalchhut' was formed in '96.
Djivan Gasparyan, born 1928 in Solag, plays the duduk, an Armenian double reed woodwind instrument related to the oboe. Djivan Gasparyan is widely known as the "Master" of Duduk. For "Endless Vision," he collaborated with Hossein Alizadeh, a distinguished Iranian composer, Radif-preserver, researcher, teacher, and excellent tar and setar instrumentalist and improvisor, dubbed by many as an Ostad (Master) of Persian music. Endless Vision
Genres : Persian world
Released : 2005 | Label : World Village | Length : 1h00' 28''
Rastak a new ensemble for contemporary Persian folk music was formed as an experimental music group in 1997. The group seeks to collect, record and interpret traditional Persian folk music for a global audience, incorporating language, culture and history also merging traditional instruments and forms with contemporary rhythms. The musicians who comprise Rastak have graduated from the best universities in Iran and have done extensive research into Persian folk music.
Shadmehr Aghili ( born 1973) is an Iranian musician, singer and songwriter born in Tehran. Shadmehr's father, a veteran of the Iran-Iraq war, died when Shadmehr was only a young student. Young Shadmehr began studying music with the encouragement of his brother and mother. He learned to play the piano and the violin just before he was 12 years old. The guitar is also an instrument which Shadmehr learned to play in a dexterous manner. After the Iranian Revolution of 1979, he entered a school of arts in Tehran and in a short time showed great intelligence in composing and playing music.
Sound art, field recordings, experimental, journalism, drum and bass, mash up Hindi, Persian experimental, electronica, member of Oscillatorial Binnage, radio collective: Resonance 104.4fm's: Resonance Radio Orchestra.
There are two artists with the name Ebi. 1. Ebi (Ebrahim Hamedi)...He was born in Tehran. He released more than 20 albums in more than 30 years. He moved to the United States after 1979. He has worked with well-known poets like Ardalan Sarfaraz, Iraj Janatie Ataie, Touraj Shabankhani, Masoud Hooshmand, Shahyar Ghanbari, Amir Farrokh Tajalli, Masoud Amini, Leila Kasraa, Bijan Samandar, Masoud Fardmanesh and Paksima Zakipour...
Pedram was born in Teheran in 1974 in a family of amateur musicians. His father plays several instruments, his mother sings, his sister plays setar and his brother plays tar. “I have always heard music at home: when we entertained guests or relatives, each member of the family had to play, sing or dance after dinner. Soon, I knew to play several instruments.“ At the age of 10, he starts learning the santoor, first in Isfahan (where his father, an helicopter pilot...