Kurdophone

Kurdophone by Georg Buxhofer
Kurdophone (c) Georg Buxhofer

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Genre(s): Global, Jazz/Improvised Music
From: Vienna, Austria
Contact: info@kurdophone.com
Website: www.kurdophone.com
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BIOGRAPHY

Kurdophone a Vienna-based band founded by Omid Darvish, a vocalist, tanbur player, and composer, in 2017, has been gaining recognition for its exceptional compositions and arrangements that fuse Kurdish-Iranian music with other music genres. The band comprises a diverse group of musicians, including Sarvin Hazin on the kamancheand violin, Amir Ahmadi on the piano, Helene Glüxam on bass, and Sebastian Simsa on drums.

Kurdophone’s debut album, “Isomer,” was released in 2019 and showcases their incredibly unique sound. The album incorporates Tanbur maqams  with various genres such as jazz, rock, and classical contemporary music, resulting in a captivating and engaging blend of modern and traditional elements.
With their fusion of genres, Kurdophone has established themselves as an exciting ensemble in the music scene. Their passion for Kurdish-Iranian music and their exceptional ability to merge different genres have contributed to their continuous growth and evolution.


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