Jabaroot - 2003

Directed by Shahin Parhami

Acclaimed Iranian-Canadian musician Kiya Tabassian leaves behind the slush, congestion and impersonal towering buildings of his home in Montreal to encounter the deep sources and inspirations of diasporic Persian music.

Color/B&W, 1 hour, Farsi

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Cast


Kiya Tabassian setar, violin
Ziya Tabassian tombak, daf
Ustad Mohammad Hussein Kiyani vocals
Ustad Habib Gorginpour setar
Ustad Ganji sorna
Ebrahim Kohandelpour vocals
Amin Aghai violin
Sepideh Meshki vocals, setar
Ustad Hajj Ghorban Soleimani  
Fatemeh Mokhtari  
Mohammad Mokhtari  

Crew


Writer Shahin Parhami
Director Shahin Parhami
Producer Lara Braitstein
Shahin Parhami
Director of Photography Shahin Parhami
Sound Recordist Kiya Tabassian
Shahin Parhami
Lara Braitstein
Editor Shahin Parhami
Sound Mixer Shahin Parhami
Music Kiya Tabassian
Ziya Tabassian

Pictures


Kiya Tabassian in Montreal.

Kiya Tabassian in Montreal.

The construction of a setar.

The construction of a setar.

Ustad Ganji plays the sorna at a wedding...

Ustad Ganji plays the sorna at a wedding...

...then enjoys a smoke.

...then enjoys a smoke.

'no camera'.

"no camera."

Sepideh Meshki plays the setar in a duet with Kiya.

Sepideh Meshki plays the setar in a duet with Kiya.

Young Quashqai child Mohammad sings as his sister Fatemeh looks on.

Young Quashqai child Mohammad sings as his sister Fatemeh looks on.

Amin Aghai plays the violin in anticipation of Ustad Mohammad Hussein Kiyani's vocals.

Amin Aghai plays the violin in anticipation of Ustad Mohammad Hussein Kiyani's vocals.

Ustad Habib Gorginpour demonstrates his skill on the setar.

Ustad Habib Gorginpour demonstrates his skill on the setar.

Kiya takes in the country that created the music that he has mastered.

Kiya takes in the country that created the music he has mastered.

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