Wednesday, December 9, 2009

2001 Farzad Mirror of Emotions

2001 Mirror of Emotions
Louie Shelton - Guitar (Acoustic), Arranger, Guitar (Electric), Producer

Farzad, an Iranian-born violinist who studied in the U.S. and settled there after the fall of the Shah, devoted a part of his first album, From My Heart, to treatments of themes from Persian folk music. He takes a more eclectic approach on his second, mixing in a bit of everything in an attempt to demonstrate the oneness of all music. His playing in particular betrays his classical roots, but the styles of the music range from jazzy and Latin to light pop.

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