There he studied his flamenco master course, attaining the highest level of achievement, "Nivel Alto." After returning from Spain, Shahab Tolouie was recognized as one of the best Iranian guitar players by "The House of Music of Iran." The fusion of Flamenco and Persian music became his goal and now defines his distinct style "EthnoFlamenco." Here he found his musical home, choosing lyrics from the ancient Sufi poems of Moulana Rumi, the unique Ghazals of Hafez and the poems of Ferdousi. As a multi-instrumentalist, he incorporates different traditional Persian instruments such as the Setar, Laud, Mandola, Daf and Dammam, along with the Flamenco Guitar, in his compositions. His most important instrument, however, is his voice. Powerful and dynamic, it is flavored with a special richness typical of eastern vocalists. When combined with his unique manner of singing, that voice is an essential and very expressive part of his musical presentation. Read more on Last.fm.
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