Horan Sounds is a live music production and booking agency based in Paris, working on traditional music projects from Central Asia, Near Eastern countries and Iran.


Percussion player and composer


Farid Kheradmand is an Iranian Tombak and Setar player and composer. Graduated of electronic engineering, he started his musical education when he was 10 with learning Tombak playing and singing with Abbas Dabestani. Later he learned the contemporary styles of Tombak playing with Jamshid Mohebbi and the Radif and Setar playing with Ali Bayani and Majid Kiani. He completed his musical education with learning Tadjik musical system with Abdolwali Abdorashidov, Setar technics with Daryush Talai and Jean During, Tombak playing with Djamchid Chemirani and Iranian ancient music with Arash Mohafez.

Interested in the vocal pieces of the Iranian music and their compositional style, he carried out several research works about these compositions and teaching and performing them.

A hard worker artist, Farid Kheradmand has participated in many live, recording and educational projects as musician and composer and completed important field research and archiving collections, but what makes him a very special musician is his open-mindedness and at the same time artistic sensibility and preciseness.

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