“KORISORON” band, Farzad’s new music project

Farzad Golpayegani and amazing composer and musician Scott Collins have recently formed “KORISORON” band. Currently they are working on Instrumental International Acoustic Guitar Duo, and perform local shows.

Korisoron-Sign-coloredKORISORON plays tunes  inspired by the musics of Iran, Turkey, Spain, Romania, Northern India, Japan and other parts of the world.

Name of the band “KORISORON” comes from Persian Accidentals called “Sori” (Quarter step high) and “Koron” (Quarter step low).

Check out Korisoron’s official website for performances and more at: www.korisoron.com

Woman & Invisible Iranian Cinema Festival

invisible-cinema2014Farzad performed music at opening reception and closing of the third “Festival Cinema Invisible” at Proctor’s Theatre, Schenectady, NY on June 5th 2014. He also attended the discussion panel after documentary Movies: “Back Vocal”, “Scorpio” and “Off Beat” regarding Rock and Underground music in Iran.

He performed a few pieces from album “Four” and “Five” and couple of improvisation pieces as solo performance.

Also during this 4 day festival an art exhibition which included 3 of Farzad Artworks was held.

Many thanks to Dr. Mahmood Karimi-Hakak, Elahe Golpari and all friends who made such a memorable evening.

Farzad Golpayegani at IndieGuild

Farzad Golpayegani was presented at IndieGuild.net spotlight. Visit the page at http://www.indieguild.net/farzad-golpayegani/

Indei-Guild“IndieGuild’s policy is to exalt the direct spirit of communion between artist and public and to willfully disregard the standard charts, competitions and vote exchanges that all too often do no more than to reduce creative talent to yet another banal object of commerce and speculation.”

Interview at Darkorg.altervista.org

Find Farzad Golpayegani’s recent interview at darkorg.altervista.org talking about his visual artworks Here.

name: Farzad  |  surname: Golpayegani  |  year of birth: 1979  |  country: born in Iran. Have been  |  living in Iran, Turkey and currently in USA

Q1: When did you start making art?

Like many other artists at very young age. My father use to be Graphic designer and Painter so I had the chance to grow up in artistic environment.  Continue reading

Interview with Robex Lundgren

Find Farzad’s recent interview with Robex Lundgren at her Music Blog at: http://ghgumman.blogg.se/2014/january/interview-with-farzad-golpayegani.html

What is the name of your band? 

My name is “Farzad Golpayegani” and I’m a solo artist and I have released my albums under my own name. I also have my band which we perform live concerts called “Farzad G band”.

How was the band formed?/Can you briefly introduce your band and who you are?

I have had many musicians in my band during my career. I performed my first live performance with my band back in 2003. At beginning like many other musicians I collected band mates among friends. I also have invited some of talented guitar students of mine to play in my band. Continue reading