Arash Moradi

Arash Moradi, son of the legendary Ali Akbar Moradi –the most important tanbur master of our time– grew up in Kermanshah, Iran. He begun learning tanbur at an early age under the tutelage of his father whom he later on accompanied in numerous concert and festivals throughout Iran and Europe. He has collaborated and performed with some of the most prominent musicians of Iran, the Middle East and Western Europe, in some of the most important concert halls and festivals of Europe and the USA. Arash currently resides in London where he teaches tanbur, runs workshops on Persian and Kurdish music and cooperates with different musicians from all around the world. His first solo album, compositions of which were premiered on BBC Radio 3, is set to be released in 2017.