Madjid Khaladj was born in Ghazvin (Iran) in 1962. At the age of seven, he started studying the tombak with masters Maleki and Badjalan. Through them he inherited the teachings of master Hossein Tehrani, to whom we owe the renaissance of the tombak in Iran. He has been living in Paris since 1984 and he has been invited to teach the tombak at the "Centre l'Etudes de Musiques Orientales, Institute de Musicologie, Paris-Sorbonne". He has introduced the tombak to numerous western percussionists. He is also the founder of the Tombak school for the study of Iranian percussion.
Abdi Behravanfar(Persian: عبدي بهروانفر) (born 1975) is an Iranian guitar player and he plays harmonica in country blues style with Fleming Khoshghadami. In 2000 he formed a band named Mud Band with 5 other members. They performed 4 concerts in blues rock and folk rock styles. Behravanfar made music for 4 short films,the one called "Gone Far Away" won the prize for the best music in JAVAN festival film in Iran. He also collaborated with Mohsen Namjoo on his Toranj album.
There are quite a few artists appearing under name Dani.
Besides the French singer Daniele Groule, there is also a recently popular Macedonian singer Dani Dimitrovska (see the Dani Dimitrovska last.fm entry). Dani is also an Iranian singer.A Brittish electronic/experemental producer/artist that goes by the name Dani (see Dani last.fm entry). Real name: Daniele Groule.
Boyish and wild Dani, was born on October 1, 1945 in Castres, Tarn, France.
Mooein is an Iranian singer, who is famous for singing love songs. In 1982, after Writing "Yeki Ra Doost Midaram", he left the country. In one of his interviews, Moein actually explains that his song "Yeki Ra Doost Midaram" had been performed by Hayedeh(famous Persian singer before him) by the time he arrived to L.A.. However, it was his version which became very popular and lead Moein to his first hit. It's interesting to note that even to-date many people think Moein performed Hayedeh's song.dissertation help:thesis help:assignment help Around this period his songs drew a lot of attention.
There is more than one artist with this name: 1) Iman is a British female soul vocalist Iman Osman. Her track Who Was I Trying to Fool was featured on Gilles Peterson's Brownswood Bubblers album. http://www.myspace.com/imanmusic
2) Iman is the new alias of Andy Moor a DJ/producer/remixer from Stoke On Trent, UK.
3) Iman is a 70's Spanish band.
4) Iman is a Tejano/Norte
Jazz siren Rana Farhan proclaims on her web site:
Aref (Aref Arefkia) was born in Tehran, Iran on August 10, 1941 and was one of the first Iranian pop artists of his time. Aref’s introduction to music came in part by his azari mother and by listening to Radio Baku as a child. Radio Baku played exceptional azari and western music as well as all the famous European operas. At a time when the only kind of popular music was in "Tasnif" style, Aref introduced Western melodies with romantic lyrics to Iran in the 1960's.
Kayhan Kalhor (Persian: كيهان كلهر), born 1963, is an Iranian kamancheh player of Kurdish descent.
Kayhan Kalhor was born in Tehran. He began studying music at seven years of age. By age thirteen he was playing in the National Orchestra of Radio and Television of Iran. Continuing his music studies under various teachers, he studied in the Persian radif tradition and also travelled to study in the northern part of Khorasan province, where music traditions have Kurdish and Turkic influences as well as Persian.
There are 4 bands named Dark Earth. 1) After seemingly disappearing for 4 years, everything that DARK EARTH brought to the metal scene was all but forgotten; heavy melodic riffs, ball-tearing blast beats, blistering guitar solos & a TIGHT live show.
During the time DE were absent, the boys came to realise that the normal "house, wife & kids" road of life wasn't going to work for them, they needed something more...