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Kamyar Arsani

Kamyar Arsani (DC) Joins SoSaLa In the Greenpoint Gallery Show, October 12th

Kamyar ArsaniKamyar Arsani will perform with SoSaLa at the Greenpoint Gallery (NY), October 12th. He will bring his daf and will beat some powerful Sufi rhythms. 

Kamyar Arsani was born in Tehran, Iran. A multi-instrumentalist, Sufi poet, from age 7 he studied Daf (Iranian frame drum) with Master Bijan Kamkar. After mastering the Daf, Kamyar learned Kemancheh (Iranian bowed string instrument) with Master Ardeshir Kamkar and Sohrab Pournazeri. In the midst of the Green Revolution in 2009, Kamyar left Iran and now resides in Washington, DC.

Dawoud Kringle​ reviewed DC’s Kamyar Arsani’s new cassette and digital release: http://www.doobeedoobeedoo.info/2018/09/06/cassette-and-digital-release-by-kamyar-arsani-benjamin-schurr-voices-in-the-dark/

Kamyar Arsani (SoSaLa’s DC member) w. TIME IS FIRE Releases 3-song EP Today

Kamyar ArsaniDooBeeDooBeeDoo NY‘s Dawoud Kringle reviews Time Is Fire (Washington DC) new EP. Fronted by our brother Iranian-born Sufi poet Kamyar Arsani, who’s been a member of SoSaLa since 2014, is backed by players steeped in punk, dance and experimental music.

The new 3-song EP Stories Untold was recorded in one afternoon at Inner Ear recording Studio by Eamonn Aiken, and released by Electric Cowbell Records

Read review here: http://www.doobeedoobeedoo.info/2018/03/17/ep-review-time-is-fire-washington-dc/.

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