Kaveh Yaghmaei: LIVE IN CONCERT

UBC Persian Club is pleased to announce Kaveh Yaghmaei in his first North American concert!

Join us for an exceptional night of music with the legendary Kaveh Yaghmaei with exceptional sound/light system in place, this is the concert you can’t afford to miss!

Kaveh will rock Vancouver like you’ve never seen before! Guaranteed!

About Kaveh:
“BORN IN 1968 IN CITY OF TEHRAN. HE IS THE OLDEST SON OF KOUROSH YAGHMAEI THE IRANIAN MUSIC LEGEND.
FROM EARLY CHILDHOOD HE WAS TIED TO MUSIC AND SHOWED MUCH INTEREST IN MUSIC.
AT AGE 8 HIS PARENTS DECIDED TO SEND HIM TO ONE OF THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS MUSIC ACADEMY IN THE COUNTRY NAMELY TEHRAN CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC .HE STUDIED PIANO AND ACADEMIC CLASSICAL MUSIC.
AFTER ISLAMIC REVOLUTION, IN 1987 HIS FATHER KOUROSH RELEASED HIS FIRST ALBUM AFTER 10 YEARS OF SILENCE NAMED DIAR. KAVEH’S FIRST PROFESSIONAL APPEARANCE WAS IN THIS ALBUM. DIAR IS A MODERN ARRANGEMENT OF SOME FAMOUS IRANIAN FOLKLORIC SONGS. THIS ALL INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM BECAME ONE OF THE TOP SELLER ALBUMS IN IRAN.
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ONE OF KAVEH’S GREATEST ACHIEVEMENTS IS FOUNDING THE “ELECTRIC GUITAR PROGRAM” IN 2005 AT THE UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (DANESHGAH ELMI KARBORDI). THIS PROGRAM IS THE FIRST AND ONE OF A KIND IN IRAN.

IN 2005 HE MOVED TO VANCOUVER CANADA TO EXPAND HIS WORK IN CANADA AND UNITED STATES. HE STARTED TO WORK ON HIS NEW ALBUM AT THE SAME YEAR AND FINALLY AT THE END OF 2007 HE RELEASED HIS SECOND ALBUM “COLD SILENCE” (SOKOOTE SARD).”

For his full biography please visit: KAVEH YAGHMAEI’S BIOGRAPHY

WHAT: Kaveh Yaghmaei: LIVE IN CONCERT
WHEN: November 1, 2008 9PM
WHERE: Centennial Theatre, 2300 Lonsdale Avenue, North Van
INFO:
www.kavehyaghmaei.com
www.ubcpersianclub.com
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Tel: (604) 761-3057

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