Music

Pezhham Ahkavass

Workshop

Persian Rhythm, Tombak, and Daf

Saturday

4:00PM

Rhythm Tent

In this workshop, I will introduce Tombak and daf, and explain the instrument's techniques, rhythm, Persian Music, Persian Rhythm.

Artist bio

With the support of his renowned artist father Mostafa, Pezhham began studying the Tombak at the age of five with the guidance of Ostad Naser Farhanghfar. From 1989-1991, he continued studying tombak with Mr. Saeid Roudbary. Pezhham developed a very unique ability to grasp the technicalities of the tombak and bring a new approach to rhythm. His unique approach has resulted in Pezhham being termed one of the most distinguished musicians of his generation. In addition to tombak and daf, he is knowledgeable about Setar, Tanbour and Oud, and has studied other percussion instruments including: Indian Tabla with the guidance of Ostad Zakir Hussain since 2011.