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Persian Music

Hafez Meets ZZ Top at Asia Society (Video)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 12.07.2013 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

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.

Dynamic Duo: Kayhan Kalhor and Erdal Erzincan (Video)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

If you have not savored the joys of classical Persian music, or Turkish folk music, now's your chance to take a sweet bite.

Dang Show Nods at Rumi's Message: Lose Yourself in Sweet Madness

Angella Nazarian | Posted 05.29.2011 | Los Angeles
Angella Nazarian

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.

Global Beat Fusion: Big Cumbia Beats and Soft Persian Lullabies

Derek Beres | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Derek Beres

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.