Mohsen Namjoo returns to Vancouver touring his latest new recording “Motantan (Grandiloquent) to be fully released in March 2020 plus many favorite classic favorites.
Born in 1976 in Khorasan province, one of the epicenters of poetry and music in the north-east of Iran, Mohsen Namjoo is a Singer Songwriter, Music scholar and Setar (traditional Persian lute) player currently based in New York City. Featured by many world renowned media such as the NY Times, The Guardian, BBC, LA times and many more, Namjoo is considered a visionary artist who speaks for the youth in Iran. Seamlessly blending Classical Persian music and scales with electric guitar, and Rock and Blues vocal techniques with Persian Avaz (singing). He fuses the ancient with the current. His unique style of singing and effortless mixture of music from east and west has made him an iconic persona in contemporary world music.
Since his arrival to the U.S. in 2009, Namjoo has been touring the world to sold-out concerts at prestigious halls including the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco; Conservatorio Sala Verdi, Milan, Italy; Disney Hall and Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, Barbican Hall, London, Symphony Space NYC, Volkswagen Arena Istanbul and many more. He is one of the few middle eastern artists who is followed across the world from Tehran to New York to Melbourne to Istanbul to Berlin, and beyond.
Mohsen Namjoo will be accompanied by:
Sean Conly on Bass
Anders Nilsson on Guitar
Yahya Alkhansa Drums
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