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Hafez Modirzadeh | The People's Blues

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The People's Blues

by Hafez Modirzadeh

With Modirzadeh\'s (a.k.a. Modir) second release, his broad vision of jazz and world musics continues with a unique collection that creatively combines Afro-American practices with Indonesian, Indian, West African, and Persian traditional forms.
Genre: Jazz: Modern Creative Jazz
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1. Peoples' Blues
3:28 album only
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2. Song Unknown
3:50 album only
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3. Native Paradox Part I: Tradition
5:15 album only
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4. Native Paradox part II: Transformation
3:40 album only
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5. Tabriz
7:42 album only
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6. Tehran Part I: Regime
2:07 album only
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7. Tehran Part II: Discontent
1:38 album only
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8. Tehran Part III: Revolution
3:29 album only
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9. Tehran Part IV: Mourning
1:24 album only
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10. Mashad
4:17 album only
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11. Sama
11:47 album only
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12. Akan
4:59 album only
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13. Irama
5:09 album only
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14. Rasa
7:11 album only
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15. Nava-ye Mardom
7:56 album only

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Hafez Modirzadeh is a tenor saxophonist and composer/theorist whose \"chromodal\" concept has resulted in a highly original approach to all realms of creative music, including jazz, improvised, and world music genres. Since 1983, Modirzadeh\'s work has personally crossed with the likes of Peter Apfelbaum, Anthony Braxton, Anthony Brown, Don Cherry, Ornette Coleman, Kenny Endo, Joe Henderson, Fred Ho, Zakir Hussein, Mark Izu, Danny Kalanduyan, Steve Lacy, Oliver Lake, James Newton, George Russell, Leo Smith, Omar Sosa, Akira Tana, Francis Wong, Mahmoud and Ramin Zoufonoun, among others. As Professor of Music at San Francisco State University, since 1998, Dr. Modirzadeh\'s research has included specific intercultural collaboration with musicians from Spain, Morocco, Egypt, India, Iran, Turkey, Mindanao, China, Japan, and Cuba.

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