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Tahmoures Pournazeri

Tahmoures Pournazeri was born in Iran, and is the son of the well-known Iranian musician Kaykhosro Pournazeri, founder of the Shams Ensemble.He is a musician and composer whose creativity and inventiveness have marked him as a distinguished artist of his generation. Tahmoures plays a variety of instruments including the tar, setar, dotar and daf as well the oud. He has worked with a wide range of artists, including jazz, Indian and classical musicans, and is a regular performer in the United States as well as in his native Iran.He has been acclaimed by the U.S. Senate for composing music for the International Norooz Celebration, and collaborated with artists like Joan Baez, Shujaat Hussain Khan, and master Mohammad Reza Shajarian. He has composed for fifteen albums covering six genres of music, participated in the Avignon festival at the age of 15, won first honors among Young Iranian Talents at age 14, and performed with the Shams Ensemble at the most celebrated concert halls of Iran starting at age 12.