Jul 6, 2014, 7:41 PM
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Latest Ardeshir Kamkar album in market

Tehran, July 6, IRNA -- The latest album by noted musician Ardeshir Kamkar has been released.

Titled 'Opening', the album features the voice of Sajjad Mehrabani with Kamkar playing the traditional Persian musical instrument 'santour'.

Babak Rahati has composed the album in nine pieces, including santour solo and setar solo.

Arman Sigarchi, Soheil Falavarjai, Sajjad Mehrabani and Mohammad Mirzaei are among the instrumentalists.

Ardeshir has performed with several famous Iranian traditional ensembles such as, Dastan, Aref and Sheyda. In the album 'Dastan', he accompanied the improvisation of Mohammad Reza Shajarian.

Ardeshir is a member of the Kamkars family of leading musicians in Iran. Their repertoire ranges from the vast array of traditional Kurdish and Persian music with its poignant, entrancing melodies and uplifting high energy rhythms to the classical Kurdish and Persian music.

They have so far performed numerous concerts around the world.