farzin

You’re probably already familiar with the trance-inducing musical style of Iranian-American musician, Farzin Farhadi, but get ready for more.

We got you an exclusive Q & A with the talented sax-player.

Enjoy!

 

 

What is your full name? 
Farzin Farhadi.

When did you leave Iran?
1981.

Where did you grow up?
Northern   VA.

What was the first instrument you played?
Saxophone.

How many instruments do you play?
Three.

Have you ever been in a band?
Many many times.

What are you currently working on? 
[Writing and producing] three different records.

How is the LA music scene treating you?
Cannot complain.

How would you describe your sound?
World/Jazz

What is your favorite Farzin Farhadi song? 
A song called BEDTIME STORY.

Who is your favorite musician?
John Coltrane.

Do you have an Iranian musical idol?
No.

What are your top three favorite songs of all time?
I cannot say.

Who do you think your listeners are?
Music lovers aged  30-70.

What do you hope to say with your music?
Peace and unity.

How has being Iranian-American influenced your work?
Enriched it.

What’s your favorite Iranian dish?
Loubia polo.

Where do you draw inspiration from?
Where ever i can get it.

How long does it take you to write a song?
From a minute to never.

Do you have any rituals that you perform before getting into writing mode?
Yes. Meditation.

What time of day do you find yourself feeling creative?
In the morning.

What’s in store for the future? 
I wish i knew.

How can your fans stay up to date on your adventures?
Check my myspace page.

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