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,
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 Hamidreza Maleki on santur....