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Around Town: Mohsen Namjoo & Ensemble

Sat, February 6, 2016 8:00 pm at Symphony Space

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On February 6, 2016, Mohsen Namjoo, dubbed as the "sort of Bob Dylan of Iran," returns to New York City after a highly successful tour in Europe. He will play songs from his latest album, Trust the Tangerine Peel," as well as old favorites.

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About the Artist

Mohsen Namjoo is an Iranian musician, singer and songwriter. Born in 1976 in the small city of Torbat-e-Jam in northeast Iran, Namjoo began to learn Iranian traditional music at the age of twelve and later studied and completed a repertoire of traditional Iranian singing (avaz) under the tutelage of Nassrolah Nasseh-Pour. While at Tehran University studying music, Namjoo was exposed to western influences, particularly Jim Morrison, Mark Knopfler and Leonard Cohen.

Namjoo's music is best known for combining Iranian traditional music with jazz, blues and rock leading to intelligently-arranged assimilative music and a whole new way of singing. Though a lyricist himself, his lyrics draw from Persian classical and contemporary poems.

Trust the Tangerine Peel is Mohsen Namjoo's seventh official studio album.

Last updated: 2016-01-27 18:33:51

Mohsen Namjoo
Mohsen Namjoo

Symphony Space

2537 Broadway
New York, NY 10025
212.864.5400

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