Two weeks ago Sohrab had a come together with the new member, George Crotty(cello and electronics) and a senior member,Alejandro Castellano (electric guitar) who is on several tracks of theNu World Trash CD. George is from Canada who graduated from Boston’s Berklee School of Music last year; and Alejandro is from Columbia who’s continuing his study of music at the same school and has become a multi-instrumentalist adding the oud and ney to his guitar. He also enjoys painting.
Here is a short video of SoSaLa rehearsing with George for the first time at dobro player David Belmont’s flat joined by Kaveh Haghtalab on kemancheh and Sohrab on soprano sax. The song they play is the beginning of a new song composed by Sohrab.
DooBeeDooBeeDoo NY‘s Dawoud Kringle reviews Time Is Fire(Washington DC) new EP. Fronted by our brother Iranian-born Sufi poetKamyar Arsani, who’s been a member of SoSaLa since 2014, is backed by players steeped in punk, dance and experimental music.
The new 3-song EP Stories Untold was recorded in one afternoon at Inner Ear recording Studio by Eamonn Aiken, and released byElectric Cowbell Records.