Ali Akbar Moradi
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Who is Ali Akbar Moradi?
Ali Akbar Moradi, is a well known Kurdish musician and composer. He was born in Gahwareh, Kermanshah Province, Iran. He started music at a very early age, and learned the Kurdish maqam repertoire and tanbur under the supervision of Kurdish masters such as Mirza Sayyed Ali Kafashyan, Kaki Allah Morad Hamidi and Sayyed Vali Hosseyni. He gave his first recital in 1971 in Kermanshah. In 1981, he began collaborating with the Kurdish singer Shahram Nazeri, and performed throughout Europe and North America. He is an expert on the tanbur instrument, which is considered sacred in Kurdish sufi music. He has performed music in New York, San Francisco and London. On September 30, 2006, he gives a special program as part of Voices of Kurdistan in San Francisco World Music Festival, he has been appointed as one of fifty of the best musicians around the globe by a British music magazine.
- also known as Moradi, Ali Akbar
- born in (58 years ago) in Kermanshah
- profession: Singer
- member of musical group Kayhan Kalhor & Ali Akbar Moradi
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by Michael M. Gunter
Famous Kurdish Iranian musicians of the past century include Hasan Zirak, Muhammad Mamle, Abbas Kamandi, Aziz Shahrokh, Hesen Derzi, Shehen Talabani, Say Heme Sefayi, Usman Hewrami, Nasir Rezazi, Ali Akbar Moradi, and Mazhar ...
Genres: Middle East and North Africa by David Horn, John Shepherd
Likewise, many stylistic elements of Persian classical music began to appear in the contemporary tanbur tradition through the recordings of Nāzeri, Hossein Alizadeh, Ali Akbar Moradi and others. Moradi and Kayhan Kalhor's popular 2004 ...
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