Peyman Nasehpour, born in Tehran, is a tonbak, ghaval and daf player, tabla researcher and the oldest child of maestro Nasrollah Nasehpoor (vocalist and master of radif repertoire of Persian art music). He has a Master’s Degrees in pure mathematics from Tehran University and has played along great musicians such as Habil Aliev, Mohammad Reza Lotfi, Majid Derakhshani and Peter Giger.
Peyman Nasehpour, tonbak, ghaval and daf player, tabla researcher and the oldest child of maestro Nasrollah Nasehpoor (vocalist and master of radif repertoire of Persian art music), was born in Tehran, Iran, 1974.
In his family he was acquainted with Azerbaijani and Persian art music. After finishing the Child Music Course with Mr. Mohammad Reza Darvishi (researcher of Persian regional music), he started learning tonbak at the early age of nine. He was very fortunate to be able to receive his training in tonbak (Persian goblet drum) with the late maestro Nasser Farhangfar, in ghaval (Azerbaijani frame drum) with maestro Latif Tahmasebi-zadeh, in daf (Kurdish frame drum) with maestro Mirza Agha Ghosi and in theoretical old Persian music (Ta’lif-e-Negham and Igha’) with Prof. Seyyed Abdollah Anwar. He has also been researching the Indian tabla since 1997.
He has received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in pure mathematics in 1997 and 1999. In the second State Student Scientific Olympiad held in 1997, among 2836 participants, he has stood in 12th place in the field of mathematics. He is an advanced student of philosophy (Wittgenstein’s works on philosophy of ordinary language).
He began his musical career as a soloist, an accompanist and a teacher when he was 17. He is proud of sharing the performances with his father and the other great musicians such as maestro Habil Aliev (Azerbaijani kamancheh), maestro Mohammad Reza Lotfi (Persian tar, setar, kamancheh and radif), maestro Hassan Nahid (ney), Massoud Shaari (setar), Majid Derakhshani (tar) and maestro Peter Giger (percussionist).