Ardeshir Farah

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Ardeshir Farah
Born Tehran, Iran
Origin Tehran, Iran
Genres Jazz, Rock, Pop, Fusion, Flamenco, World, Latin, Instrumental
Occupation(s) Guitarist
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1979 - present
Labels Valley Entertainment, BMG , Selva
Website www.strunzandfarah.com

Ardeshir Farah (Persian: اردشیر فرح‎‎) is an Iranian musician and guitarist. He was born in Tehran. Farah is half of the guitar duo Strunz & Farah.[1][2][3]

Farah's work in Strunz & Farah earned him a Grammy Award in 1991. His works include jazz, rock and pop music. Influence of Iranian music is evident in his works, he is a pioneer in combining Iranian music with Western music.[1]

Discography[edit]

Studio Albums[edit]

  • Mosaico, Jan 01, 1982 Selva
  • Primal Magic, Nov 01, 1990 Selva
  • Misterio, Jan 01, 1991 Valley Entertainment
  • Americas, Jan 01, 1992 Selva
  • Heat of the Sun, Jan 01, 1994 Selva
  • Strunz & Farah: Live, Jan 01, 1997 Selva
  • Wild Muse, Nov 01, 1998 Selva
  • Flamenco: a Windham Hill Guitar Collection, Dec 30, 1998 BMG
  • The Best of Strunz & Farah (Collection), Nov 01, 2000 Selva
  • Stringweave, Jan 01, 2001 Selva
  • Rio de Colores, Nov 01, 2003 Selva
  • Zona Torrida, Jan 01, 2004 Selva
  • Desert Guitars (Collection), Jan 01, 2005 Selva
  • Desert Guitars (feat. Bijan Mortazavi, L. Subramaniam, Hayadeh & Manoochehr Sadeghi), Jan 01, 2005 Selva
  • Jungle Guitars, Mar 21, 2006 Selva
  • Fantaseo, Oct 17, 2006 Selva
  • Journey Around the Sun, Mar 15, 2011 Selva [1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Ardeshir Farah Biography In Strunz And Farah Official Website
  2. ^ Vreeken, Stacey (March 25, 2010). "Strunz and Farah fuse Latin, Middle Eastern styles with technical expertise - Santa Cruz Sentinel". Santa Cruz Sentinel. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Neely, Tim (2011-02-28). Goldmine Jazz Album Price Guide: 50 Years of Jazz on Vinyl. Krause Publications. pp. 486–. ISBN 9781440227721. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 

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