Five bands perform in Tehran
With the end of the mourning period for the two lunar months of Muharram and Safar in Iran, five bands from Austria, Germany, Sweden, and Azerbaijan will play their fusion and traditional music in Tehran in December.
Kayhan Kalhor collection of albums at 53
Kayhan Kalhor will turn 53 on 24 November and a collection of albums by this prominent musician will be published in Iran on the occasion.
Kayhan Kalhor-Rembrandt Trio fusion
Following his European tour, Kayhan Kalhor, the prominent player of string instrument Kamancheh, played with the Rembrandt Trio at the Ministry of the Interior Hall in Tehran on the 5-6 September and was met with a large audience.
Mantra Lullaby (music)
Artist: Bazaaris Band
(Persia Digest) – The “Mantra Lullaby” by the fusion music band Bazaaris, from the album “Clouds”, has been released by Hermes publications in Iran. The band members are from Iran, Switzerland, and Sweden.
Didar [Meeting] (music)
Artist: Mohamadreza Ebrahimi
Album: Goosh 2 [Listen 2]
(Persia Digest) - Didar [Meeting] from the album Goosh 2 [Listen 2] is as fusion of two oriental music spheres, performed with the two instruments of divan and clarinet.
Artist: Noor Band
Genre: New Age/ Classical
(Persia Digest) – Aalba is a collection of fusion music and songs from the middle ages, Kurdish music, and Persian music performed by the vocalists and musicians of this genre. The players are both from Europe and Iran.
Divanehvar [Madenningly] (music)
Artist: Haal Band
Album: Khaterat-e Parakandeh (Scattered memories)
(Persia Digest) - The music piece Divanehvar (Madenningly) from the album scattered memories is a fusion of rock music and vocals in the form of traditional Persian music that greatly attracts Iranian audiences.
Sari Galin (music)
Artists: Mahsa Vahdat & Mighty Sam McClain
Album: Single Track
(Persia Digest) – Sari Galin is an old folk song well-known in Central Asian countries such as Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Iran. It is fused with the blues in this piece and performed with different lyrics. Mahsa Vahdat performs the Persian version of the song. She is known and loved for experiencing the various spaces of fusion music.
The first worship (music)
Artist: Amir Rajabi
(Persia Digest) – “The first worship” from the “SMS” album is an instrumental piece composed by Amir Rajabi. The piece does, however, incorporate short singing passages and vocals. But the main theme here is instrumental. This can be classified as fusion music.
Artist: Bamdad Falahati
Album: Raz-e Afarinesh [The secret of creation]
Genre: New Age
(Persia Digest) – The album Raz-e Afarinesh [The secret of creation] has been composed based on 13th–century poet Molana’s lyrics. The vocals of this fusion music are performed by Eugene Gilfedder and melodic and percussion instruments from Iran are played together with electronic instruments.
In Khergheh Biandaz [Cast this cloak] (music)
Artist: Shahram Sherbaf
Album: In khergheh biandaz [Cast this cloak]
(Persia Digest) - In Khergheh Biandaz [Cast this cloak] from an album by the same name is a rock song fused with lyrics from the 14th-century poetry of Hafez and the taste of Persian song.
Gileh [Climbing rose] (music)
Artist: Mong Band
Album: Eghlim [Terra firma]
(Persia Digest) - Gileh [Climbing rose] by Mong Band from the album “Eghlim” takes a new look at the folk music of Iran in its various regions. It has created an enjoyable ambiance with its special, rather minimal arrangement.