Three masters of their instruments: Hamid Motebassem - setar (four-stringed lute); Hossein Behroozi-Nia - barbat (short-necked lute - oud); Pejman Hadadi - tombak (goblet-shaped drum).
“ ...the Dastan Ensemble found an elegance and rhythmic swing that made the music levitate. The music had transparency and delicacy. It was a thin, lacy music ... easy and relaxed.”
Peter Watrous - New York Times