Arash Behzadi

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Arash Behzadi
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Background information
Genres Pop, New-age music[1], Contemporary classical
Occupations Musician
Years active 2010-present

Arash Behzadi is a Canadian-Iranian pianist and composer based in Toronto, known for unique piano compositions.[2][3] Behzadi's debut album "With Closed Eyes" which was released in 2015, was nominated for Barbad Award for Best Pop Instrumental Composer of the Year.[4]

Career[change | change source]

Behzadi started his musical career with Persian folk music. In 2015, Behzadi has performed at the Pan Am Games and Tirgan Festival in Toronto.[5] Behzadi appeared in Farsi1’s “Royaye Shirin” on third episode, where he played the piano accompanied by Persian singer Neda Seyedi. Notably, he has performed at Bali Spirit Festival.[6][7][8]

In 2017, Behzadi released his second album "Elsewhere" which was well-received by the audiences.[9][10]

Discography[change | change source]

Year Album Genre Credit
2010 Aram-e-Del[11] Instrumental Solo
2011 Aram-e Del II (Serenity of the Heart)[12] Instrumental Solo
2015 With Closed Eyes[13][14] Instrumental Solo
2017 Elsewhere[15][16] Instrumental Solo

References[change | change source]

  1. "Arash Behzadi —". Retrieved 24 November 2017. 
  2. "CBC Music - Arash Behzadi Toronto, ON". CBC Music. Retrieved 24 November 2017. 
  3. "Arash Behzadi - Album Discography | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 24 November 2017. 
  4. ""Elsewhere" New Age Piano Concert & Album Debut by Arash Behzadi - Paradiso Ubud | World's First Organic Vegan Cinema". Paradiso Ubud. Retrieved 24 November 2017. 
  5. "Arash Behzadi - Tirgan". Tirgan Festival. Retrieved 24 November 2017. 
  6. "Composer, Pianist Arash Behzadi To Perform At The Bali Spirit Festival March 19th To 26th, 2017". Retrieved 21 December 2017. 
  7. "Composer, Pianist Arash Behzadi to Perform at the Bali Spirit Festival March 19th to 26th, 2017". Retrieved 24 November 2017. 
  8. "With Closed Eyes - Piano Concert by Arash Behzadi at Paradiso Ubud". My Guide Bali. Retrieved 21 December 2017. 
  9. "Pianist Arash Behzadi Releases New Album 'Elsewhere'". GlobeNewswire. Retrieved 24 November 2017. 
  10. "Arash Behzadi, Aram E Del". FYE (retailer). Retrieved 21 December 2017. 
  11. "Arash Behzadi - Aram-e-Del". Discogs. Retrieved 24 November 2017. 
  12. "Aram E Del - Arash Behzadi | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 21 December 2017. 
  13. "With Closed Eyes - Deezer". Deezer. Retrieved 21 December 2017. 
  14. "With Closed Eyes - Arash Behzadi | User Reviews | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 21 December 2017. 
  15. "Pianist Arash Behzadi Releases New Album 'Elsewhere' | Nasdaq GlobeNewswire" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 21 December 2017. 
  16. "Elsewhere - Arash Behzadi | User Reviews | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 21 December 2017. 

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