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Percussions

by Pezhham Akhavass

Variety of Persian percussive instruments including tombak, daf, udu, frame drum, dammam, naghareh and finger cymbals, showing traditional and modern techniques from all regions of Iran with a new approach to rhythm
Genre: World: Persian traditional
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1. Battle (2/4)
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2. Exception (6/4)
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3. Sunset (6/8)
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4. Pray (10/8)
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5. Grow (5/8)
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6. Wedding I (6/8)
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7. Wedding II (6/8)
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8. Qalandar (4/4)
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9. Seaside (4/4)
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10. Thunder (7/8)
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11. Dialogue (6/8)
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12. Tanan (10/8)
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13. Daf Improvisation
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Pezhham Akhavass, is a percussionist and multi instrumentalist of Persian instruments Tombak and Daf. Born in 1980 to the artistic Akhavass family, Pezhham began learning music theory at the age of 5 and later graduated with a degree in music from the Sureh University in Tehran 2005 and BA in Music from San Francisco State University 2016. He began working professionally with the renowned vocalist Shahram Nazeri from 2000-2007 where he traveled the world performing in notable festivals and in prestigious venues. He has worked and recorded with master musicians including Hossein Alizadeh, Aliakbar Moradi, Saeid Farajpouri, Majid Derakhshani, and has also performed with Yo-Yo Ma. In addition to the Tombak, Pezhham has studied other percussion instruments: Daf, Indian Tabla, Kanjira and Gatam and he plays Persian stringed instruments Setar, Tanbour and Oud. His unique approach to rhythm and style of playing have made him one of the most distinguished and capable Tombak players of his generation. www.akhavass.com www.pezhham.com

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