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Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
Rastak, a new ensemble for contemporary Persian folk music was formed as an experimental music group in 1997. The group seeks to collect, record and interpret traditional Persian folk music for a global audience, incorporating language, culture and history also merging traditional instruments and forms with contemporary rhythms.The musicians who comprise Rastak have graduated from the best universities in Iran and have done extensive research into Persian folk music. Rastak’s released albums include: 1- Rangvarehaye Kohan ( Audio, 2007). 2- Hameye Aghvame Man ( Video, 2010). 3- Sornaye Norouz ( Video, 2013). 4- Miane Khorshidhaye Hamisheh Rastak has given many concerts in Iran, England, Austria, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, The Netherlands, Sweden, The USA, Canada, Australia, India, Japan, Malasya, Chile, Poland,Turkey, Georgia, Belgium, Oman, Belarus, The UAE etc. - Siroos Sepehri (Band Leader and Director, Tar Player) - Farzad Moradi (Vocalist, Dotar, Setar, Qopuz etc.) - Behzad Moradi (Vocalist, Daf and other Percussion inst.) - Akbar Esmaeilipour (Tar and Oud) - Yavar Ahmadifar ( Daf and other Percussion inst.) - Saba Jamali (Qanoon) - Omid Mostafavi (Tombak and other Percussion inst.) -Dina Doosti (Kamancheh, Qeychak) -Farzad Khorshidsavar ( Daf and other Percussion inst.) -Hamed Boland Hemmat ( Ney Anbun, Sorna and other Wind inst.) -Sepehr Saadati (Double Bass)