BIOGRAPHY

Nariman Assadi was born in Hamedan, Iran on January 1, 1992. Raised in Tehran, he always felt drawn to percussion instruments. At the age of thirteen, he began studying Tombak under Master Amir Mogharab Samadi. In 2007, he was invited to Pars Academy, the premier music academy for children. Following Pars Academy, Nariman was selected to be a member of the Persian Percussion Ensemble, which included a hundred percussionists. From 2008 to 2013, Nariman performed at Vahdat Hall as a soloist and with the Persian Percussion Ensemble. After mastering Tombak, he then began teaching himself how to play the Daf and later was trained under the great Master Bijan Kamkar. With a strong understanding of the Daf and Tombak, Nariman wanted to further his skills as a percussionist by learning the melodic instrument, Barbat (Oud) under Master Mohammad Firouzi.

 

In 2015, Nariman immigrated to the United States. He immediately began his professional music career by performing and attending festivals throughout the Northern California area. Along with being a member of various ensembles, Nariman also teaches Daf and Tombak.