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03.13.10
Masters of Persian Music-Three Generations
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02.22.10
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Masters of Persian Music Again Evolve Iran
The Huffington Post
02.19.10
Masters of Persian Music-Three Generations
Rebuilding music in Iran; Masters turn to new generation
The Boston Globe
02.19.10
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Masters of Persian Music in NYC 2/18/10
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02.18.10
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Masters of Persian Music on 'Three Generations' Tour
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02.11.10
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10.20.08
Masters of Persian Music-Three Generations
Night of Persian Tradition, Intimate and Meditative
The New York Times
09.17.08
Masters of Persian Music-Three Generations , Kayhan Kalhor, Silk Road Ensemble
Kalhor Sets Rumi-Related Music in Hollywood Bowl
Iran Times
Following previous sold-out tours, this edition of Masters of Persian Music features Hossein Alizadeh, the tar (plucked lute) maestro who is considered an inspiration to an entire generation of Iran’s musical culture; Kayhan Kalhor, the k­amancheh (Persian spiked-fiddle) virtuoso who through his many musical collaborations has been instrumental in popularizing Persian music in the West and is a creative force in today’s music scene; and the remarkable young ­vocalist Hamid Reza Nourbakhsh, leading disciple of the renowned Mohammad Reza Shajarian, who will be touring North America for the first time. They will be accompanied by Pezhham Akhavass on tombak, whose unique approach to rhythm and style has gained him recognition as one of the most distinguished and capable players of his generation; Siamak Jahangiry on ney, who has studied with one of Iran’s most eminent ney players; Fariborz Azizi on bass tar and Rouzbeh Rahimi on santur (hammered dulcimer). ... read full bio