Payâm Jahânmâni (Persian: پیام جهانمانی) is an Iranian TAR player and Composer. Payâm Jahânmâni was born in Tehran (1981). He learned basic of music under Mr. Vaez Taghavi, Mr. Karim Alishahi and Mr. Hamid Shojaee supervision.Then for more education he worked under Mr.
Began to play the Guitar since childhood and continued his studies under the mentorship of Keyvan Meerhadi. Morteza is a self-taught composer which influences of his mentor Meerhadi is not to deny. He also attended the courses held by Prof. Leo Vitoshinski (1998, Director of the Guitar School in Graz), Florian Cuoiel (2000, France) and Lily Afshar (2005).
Asim al-Chalabi was born in Baghdad, Iraq, where he started to play the oud at the age of ten. Since 1980 he has been living in Vienna, Austria where he studied musical education for the cello and the piano. He is currently working as an oud teacher in Vienna and at the School for Ethno Music Therapy in Rosenau, Austria.
Born in Kermanshah (Iran), Ali studied playing the Tanbour under the supervision of well-known masters such as Golnazar Azizi, late Amrollah Shah Ebrahimi and late dervish Amir Hayati. He also took Setar lessons with mastro Hossein Alizadeh and Ebrahim Sepehri as well as maestro Mohammdreza Lotfi and Keyhosrow Pournazeri.
Imamyar Hasanov was born in Baku, Azerbaijan in 1975. He started playing the kamancha at the age of 7 and eventually became the youngest soloist in Azerbaijan's National Music Instruments Orchestra. He has a Master's Degree in Art and Music from the Azerbaijan State Conservatory named after Uzeir Gadzhibekov.