The Voices and Bridges

“The Voices and Bridges'' composed and produced by Ehsan Matoori, is an ongoing multi-lingual, multicultural collaboration between musicians from many parts of the world including Alireza Ghorbani (lead vocalist), Bombay Jayashri, Celia Woodsmith, Qaiser Nizami, Michael Kelly, Solange Meridinian, Maya Hobeika, Olcay Bayir and others.  This music project is an exploration which brings together languages of ancient cultures such as Persian, Spanish, Arabic, English, Turkish, Bengali, Urdu, Kashmiri and French to create a new story that celebrates different cultural traditions from around the world.  The style and genre used in the project is Global Music inspired by different musical traditions. All musical tracks are recorded acoustically. The lyrics are from compositions by many prominent reknowned poets from around the world such as Rudaki, Jorge Luis Borges, Nima Youshij, Pierre Riverdy , William Shakespeare, Allama Iqbal,  Lal Ded, Rabindranath Tagore, Nazim Hikmat, Maram Almesri, Forough Farokhzad,  and Rumi. The project  includes poetry by medieval and  modern poets performed by pioneer musicians and vocalists from different parts of the world with original music written and composed by Ehsan Matoori and co-arranged by Ali Montazeri with linguistic and academic advice offered by Dr. Sadaf Munshi...

Bombay Jayashri

Bombay Jayashri

Bombay Jayashri
Ehsan Matoori

Ehsan Matoori

Ehsan Matoori
Maya Hobeika

Maya Hobeika

Maya Hobeika
Alireza Ghorbani

Alireza Ghorbani

Alireza Ghorbani
Celia Woodsmith

Celia Woodsmith

Celia Woodsmith
Solange Merdinian

Solange Merdinian

Solange Merdinian
Michael Kelly

Michael Kelly

Michael Kelly
Qaisar Nizami

Qaisar Nizami

Qaisar Nizami
Olcay Bayir

Olcay Bayir

Olcay Bayir

Press

Zhudebněné básně na albu íránského skladatele Matooriho

V pátek 19. listopadu 2021 se v odpolední rubrice Třikrát z Proglasu věnujeme albu Voices And Bridges, které k vydání připravil íránský skladatel Ehsan Matoori ve spolup…

Songlines - Album Review (the voices and bridges)

The number of recording locations worldwide for this album is extraordinary, but perhaps that was the only way to create it, given the political ban on Iran and COVID-19…

Spotify playlist: “Jete Nahi Dibo” in ‘Best New Indie’ Spotify playlist

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0hsLLFaADDjU54tFqaImFh?si=S3irYp5PQTyj8MKo2m-jCw&nd=1…

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