One of the richest regions of Iran in terms of musical variety, the Turkmenistan is situated in the north west of the country, where different cultures of the ancient world used to meet each other through the Silk Road during centuries. We can hear the traces of theses historical meetings in the splendid sophistication and the sparkling tone colors of the Turkmen traditional music.
Madjid Tekkeh is one of the very brilliant masters of the Turkmen traditional music in Iran, learning and playing since very young age, with great masters of this music, In Iran and in Turkmenistan.
Tekkeh ensemble is the reunion of Madjid Tekkeh’s ancient and confirmed students and his children, all learning and playing music with their father since very young age. All pieces interpreted in the ensemble, are very ancient traditional pieces of Turkmen music repertoire, transmitted by words of mouth from a generation to an other.