The press release I received referred to Mosehn Namjoo as "the Iranian Bob Dylan." Part of me reacted with "huh?" but after a bit of consideration, I read on, and decided to check him out.
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If you have not savored the joys of classical Persian music, or Turkish folk music, now's your chance to take a sweet bite.
Los Angeles seems to have welcomed goodwill ambassadors from Iran -- in the form of an alternative-classical Persian-jazz band by the name of Dang Show.
The remix of Argentinean folk artist Jose Larralde's "Quimey Neuquen" is the type of song that makes everyone I play it for stop whatever it is they're doing and grin, suddenly lost in a hypnosis of introspection.
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