The Art of improvisation- Tar & Kamancheh

The Art of improvisation- Tar & Kamancheh
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The Art of improvisation


Misaq & Matin Eshaghi


Tar & Kamancheh


Matin Eshaghi was born in February 23rd 1988 in Mashhad, Iran. He was born in a music-dedicated family. At the age of 3, he began learning Tombak, Persian hand drum, under his father’s supervision, Master Dariush Eshaghi. He performed and accompanied his father in his first concert when he was only 5 years old. At the age of 7, he commenced learning Taar under Shermin Negari’s supervision. After his family moved to Tehran, he continued learning basics techniques of Tar and Persian traditional music modes, Radif, under Behdad Shahideh’s supervision. After he finishind one Radif, Radife Mirza Hoseingholi, he continued learning more advanced techniques and under supervision of Mr.Behrouz Hemmati Matin learned another Radif, Radif Mirza Abdollah, and familirized himself with Mr. Hossein Alizadeh’s works. He finished the Radifs and Started learning advance Radif, Radif Shahnazi. Under Master Mohamdreza Lotfi’s supervision, he reviewed and analyzed the Radifs again and gained knowledge about advanced techniques of Tar.
He also took advantage of Master Hossein Alizadeh’s classes.
He won the first prize as a Tar soloist in International Fajr music festival in 2007 and student festival in 2005.
At the age of 21 he moved to the United State with his brother Misaq to pursue his studies in music.
Matin and Misaq have had many successful concerts in the United States

  • ●  Chicago 2014, 2012

  • ●  Orange County 2013

  • ●  Los Angeles 2013, 2011

  • ●  Arizona 2013

  • ●  Phoenix, Dallas, Bay Area...

Over 6 years Matin Eshaghi has composed and recorded many pieces. The Koobang Ensemble including Dariush Eshaghi, Fariba Eshaghi, Misaq Eshaghi and Matin Eshaghi has released five albums:

  • ●  More Beautiful Than the Moon 2014

  • ●  Soroor 2013

  • ●  Chashm-e Sokhangoo 2011

  • ●  Ahuy-e man 2009

  • ●  Jan-e Janan 2008
    Currently Matin is studying music industry at CSUN, Northridge.

Misaq Eshaghi was born in 1985 in Mashhad, Iran. He started playing Tonbak (Persian hand drum) with his father Master Dariush Eshaghi, at an early age. He started learning violin at the age of 9 after one year, he became interested in Kamancheh (Persian bowed string instrument). Misaq started learning Kamancheh with Mahmoud Razmgar and Mohammad Moghadasi in Mashhad. After a few years, he moved to Tehran in order to use better facilities to improve his music abilities. Misaq continues learning Kamancheh with Master Ardeshir Kamkar for 6 years. Meanwhile he studied music composition and counterpoint with Master Kambiz Roshanravan. In his 20’s in order to improve his abilities further Misaq went under direction of various masters for Kamancheh, e.g. Master Mohammad Reza Lotfi, Saeed Farajpouri and Ali Akbar Shekarchi.

At the age of 23 Misaq moved to The United States with his brother to pursue his studies in music technology and composition. He has been a member of the Koobang Ensemble headed by Master Dariush Eshaghi since 2005. He has had many successful concerts, which included TV and Radio interviews with the Koobang Ensemble in the United States:

  • ●  Chicago 2014, 2012

  • ●  Orange County 2013

  • ●  Los Angeles 2013, 2011

  • ●  Arizona 2013

  • ●  Phoenix, Dallas, Bay Area...

Over 6 years Misaq Eshaghi has composed and recorded many pieces. The Koobang Ensemble has released five albums:

  • ●  More Beautiful Than the Moon 2014

  • ●  Soroor 2013

  • ●  Chashm-e Sokhangoo 2011

  • ●  Ahuy-e man 2009

  • ●  Jan-e Janan 2008
    Currently Misaq lives in Los Angeles, California where he teaches Persian music instruments (Tonbak, Daf, Kamancheh), while studying music technology.

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