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Bijan Chemirani - The Aesthetics of Percussion in Contemporary Cross-cultural Projects

Bijan3Type of Seminar: Open - Instrument Centered (Percussion)

Level of participants: Basic

Scores: No

Bijan Chemirani is a unique musician with a very rich and varied background. He is the youngest son of the renowned Iranian percussionist Djamchid Chemirani and therefore heir to a very rich legacy focusing on the traditional Iranian instrument of percussion, the Zarb or tombak.

Due to the fact however that he was born and raised in France, he came into contact with a myriad of other musicians from other traditions and subsequently developed a style of playing very much his own which incorporates elements from many different directions and musical idioms. He is particularly well-known for his very refined aesthetic sense and a complete lack of the exhibitionist tendencies which so often plague the world of percussion.

In this seminar, he will focus on techniques and approaches to accompanying various musical styles with percussion.

Living in Marseille, Bijan is in close contact with the Mediterranean culture and with that of Occitania. His open mind enables him to increase his capacities constantly...


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Event Date 11-02-2019 5:00 pm
Event End Date 16-02-2019 8:00 pm
Individual Price 230€
Location Crete
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