Kaveh Sarvarian (1976-Tehran) Musician and composer
Master of Composition, University of Art of Tehran. During his long career he has played in different countries. In Iran he was a member of the Tehran Symphony Orchestra (transverse flute), Rastak Ensemble (Folk Wind Instruments), Naima Persian Jazz Fusion (Flute, ney, tombak).
Professor at the University of Art of Tehran, in the Department of Music and Composition. Settled in Madrid about eight years ago, he currently directs the Parsinava ensemble where he explores jazz sonorities within traditional Persian music. And he co-directs with the dancer Patricia Álvarez; Kereshmeh, innovative project where based on the compositions of his last album of the same title, the folk languages integrated into a contemporary scenic conception are explored. And he also collaborates and forms part of other formations, Darawish (Arabic-Mediterranean fusion music, The Silk Road, Capella de Ministrers and Carles Magraner, Eduardo Paniagua …
He has four discs published, Parisan (Quartets for Ney), Persian Rug (Flute duo and piano), Avareh (Jazz fusion), Ofogh, Sonido del oriente (Persian music on a trip to Spain) and Kereshmeh (new perspective of Persian music)
He also is the author of three didactic books, “The Comprehensive Method of Ney “, ” Persian Music Ornamentation for Ney” , and” Tombak Method “.
Prize as the Best Composer at the International Festival of Fadjr and the Best Soundtrack at the National Media Festival of Iran.
Currently lives in Madrid, Spain and gives online Persian music lessons on Skype and works on his musical projects.