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Ali Samadpour

Ali Samadpour
Composer, Multi-instrumentalist ( Tar, Setar, Rabab, Udo), Music instructor (from 1996)

● I was a member of the Hamavayan Ensemble for the first joint performance of Mr. Jivan Gaspariyan (from Armenia) and Mr. Hossein Alizadeh called "Endless Vision". This work was nominated for the Grammy Awards in 2006.
● I have been a member of the Hamavayan for the last eight years, our performances included the "Novel Mystery" concert in Tehran (1996) and for the Tokyo Summer Music Festival (2006).


● For the past three years I have been a part of the “Showqname” project. Under the leadership of Mr. M.R. Darvishi we have aimed at the revival of works of Abdolqader Maraqi (death.1434) the great Persian musician, whoes work became the foundation of Ottoman court music. The Showqname work has been release in CD and book format.

In last few years I have composed music for many films and documentaries: The Fish fall in love (Dir. Ali Rafie) 2003

To be Star (Dir. Fereydoon Jayrani) 2004
Barefoot in Paradise (Dir. Bahram Tavakoli) 2005
Little Green (Dir. Gholamreza Ramazani) 2006
Among the Clouds (Dir. Roohollah Hejazi) 2007
Doubt (Dir. Varouzh Karim Masihi) 2008
Mr. Joseph (Dir. Ali Rafie) 2010
Alzheimer (Dir. Ahmadreza Motamedi) 2010
The other Side of Borqa, Documentary, (Dir. Mehrdad Oskouie) Nose: Iranian Style, Documentary, (Dir. Mehrdad Oskouie)
The Days without Calendar, Documentary, (Dir. Mehrdad Oskouie)
Taste Of Iran, Documentary (Dir. Bahman Kiarostami & Mehrdad Oskouie, four films produced by BBC World Service about life in Iran.)