Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2013–
Time: 8:30pm til 9:30–
Venue: Cafe Nadery – Manhattan (16 W8th Street, New York, New York 10011)–
Genre: Persian classical music/nu Iranian music
Kaveh Haghtalab on kemancheh and Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi on tenor sax and soprano sax.
Kaveh Haghtalab, Iranian kemancheh player and drummer, grew up listening to his parents playing Persian classical music. His mother taught him music when he was 9 and he started to play kemancheh when he was 11. He started to perform professionally at concerts and festivals in Iran with various music ensembles when he was 14. He studied kemancheh under two masters Saeed Farajpoori and Ahmad Mirhashemi. Later he studied under supervision of ostad Majid Kiani which was a significant turning point in his life. Later he became a member of the music ensemble “Center for Preservation and Research of Iranian Music.”
As a drummer he has worked with different bands and musicians in Iran. He holds a bachelor degree in computer engineering. He lives now in New York and studies the drums at “The Collective School of music”.
Kaveh is going to play on the kemancheh in the first set. And in the second set he invited Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi to play with him on three of Sohrab’s compositions.
Concert Review: Kaveh Haghtalab and (guest) Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardy play the Persian blues… It was all poetry…! by Dawoud Kringle(DooBeeDooBeeDoo NY, October 16, 2013)