A complex and fascinating release from saxophonist Modirzadeh, whose view of world music is totally original. Composing and performing in the modern jazz arena for over a decade, touring and recording on an international level, and performing collaborations with Fred Ho?s Afro-Asian Ensemble, and Peter Apfelbaum?s Hieroglyphics Ensemble with Don Cherry have given a platform to Hafez? highly personalized style of writing and playing. He is the recipient of several National Endowment of the Arts grants, one of which lead to the debut of "The Peoples Blues", the first Persian-American jazz suite. Style/Genre: World Jazz Instrumentation: Tenor & Soprano Saxophones, Persian Tuned Piano, Bass Clarinet, Alto Flute, Drums, Bass, Guitar & Effects, Tombak, Daf.