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SoSaLa Members Intro: George Crotty and Alejandro Castellano

George Crotty and Alejandro CastellanoTwo 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 the Nu 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.

First rehearsal with cellist George Crotty from SoSaLa on Vimeo.

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.

SoSaLa Rehearal from SoSaLa on Vimeo.

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The Tehran-Dakar Brothers & Sister upcoming concerts in September 2010!


photo by Augusta Palmer


The  Tehran-Dakar Brothers  & Sister are performing twice in September:

1. Sunday September 5th at COCO 66 (6 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222, 718.389.7392)

The  Tehran-Dakar Brothers  line up: Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi (sax & voc), Piruz Partow (bass), Swiss Chris (drums) and Alejandro Castellano (guitar).

Show time: 9:00 pm
Ticket: $10

2. Friday September 17th at Nublu (62 Avenue C, New York, NY 10009-6916, (212) 375-1500 )

Time: 9:00 pm
Ticket: $10

The  Tehran-Dakar Brothers  & Sister line up: Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi (sax & voc), Piruz Partow (bass), April Centrone (drums & daf) and Alejandro Castellano (guitar).

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The Tehran-Dakar Brothers upcoming concert in JuLY 2010!

The Tehran-Dakar Brothers are back! Haven’t played for almost six months in NY.

Date: Monday July 12, 2010
Venue: The LOCAL 269 (269 East Houston St, NY, NY 10002, 212-228-9874)
Time: 8:30 pm
Price: $10

The band members: Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi (Iran, leader, sax & voc), Derek Nievergelt (bass), Swiss Chris (drums) and Alejandro Castellano (guitar). Of course performing their hit song Welcome New Iran!

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