The Influence of Ebrahim Etemadi on the Music of Southern Iran

Ebrahim Etemadi

Hormozgani singer and musician Ebrahim Etemadi has been officially active in the field of music for many years.

According to ISNA news agency, Etemadi plays the keyboard and has attractive works in the music market since childhood. Ebrahim, who has been active in the field of music since his childhood and has repeatedly shown his interest in playing and knowing music, entered the field of music in 1392. Hormozgan province and especially Bastak city is considered as the cradle of musical civilization in the country. It has a special style and rhythm, and certainly growing up in this field is a great honor for Ebrahim Etemadi, and he considers himself indebted to the people of his city.

Ebrahim Etemadi has also worked for other famous people and has a history of cooperation, among them we can mention Aslam Nazari, Omid Jahan, Rashid Bestaki, etc., as well as a history of cooperation with Mohammad Pakrovan, Salahuddin Zangardi and other musician friends. It can be seen in his artistic portfolio.

He is also the author of Bastaki’s music book, which will be published soon. This book is about the history and teaching of Bastaki music.

But it works in its own musical style. Among these songs, we can also mention the creation of Awai Bastaki’s wordless piece. Delut Banazm is the most famous song of Ebrahim Etemadi, which was published all over the country and is considered one of the most popular songs in southern music.

He is from Kholos village, which is 18 km from Jinnah city and a part of Bastak city in Hormozgan province. One of the interesting points of this village is the different language of its inhabitants, which is very complicated and difficult. Ibrahim is also fluent in this sweet southern language and grew up in this village. It should be noted that the race of some residents is also Indian.

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