"Journey" - Massoud SHAARI-Christophe REZAI

Massoud SHAARI-Christophe REZAI
  • artist:Massoud SHAARI-Christophe REZAI
  • featured artist:Reza ASGARZADEH, Darshan Jotsingh ANAND, Manu CODJIA
  • release year:2001
  • style(s):Fusion, Instrumental
  • country:Iran
  • formats:CD (Compact Disc), MC (Music Cassette)
  • record posted by:Hermes Records
  • label:Hermes Records


Journey is the fruit of collaboration between two musicians, Massoud Shaari, a traditional Iranian musician and a virtuoso of Persian setar and Christophe Rezaï, a French-Iranian composer of European culture.
Journey is introduced under the form of five pieces for Setar evoking four different modalities and therefore four different ambiences of traditional Persian music.
The Indian tabla (played by the Indian Darshan Jotsingh Anand), closely linked to the setar, takes us further to the east towards Indian tradition, which has many common points with Persian music.
Furthermore the accompaniment by classical or contemporary orchestral formations such as Strings, Electric Jazz Guitar, Sound Effects... takes us to the west towards the