Mahan Mirarab, a composer and guitarist originally from Tehran and currently based in Vienna, represents a generation of young migrant musicians in Europe who are changing the sound borders in the music industry and are pushing for more diversity with respect to quality, dialogue, and creativity.
With his multi-neck guitar, he combines Iranian folk, European chamber music, and contemporary jazz, creating a unique style that goes beyond conventional boundaries. His compositions showcase a deep musical understanding and a commitment to breaking musical stereotypes, opening up new interpretations of different styles.
Vaak Records has collaborated with Mirarab on projects like Vaak Stage 2023 and represents him in the UK, underscoring the recognition of his talent and innovative approach within the music industry.
Vaak Stage 2023: Second Night Highlights (Video Recap)Vaak Stage 2023, Second Night at Kings Place, London, July 29th! Featuring Elaha Soroor, Misagh Moradi, Basma Jabr, Aida Shahghasemi, Golnar Shahyar, and more talented artists.
Vaak Stage 2023: Celebrating Diverse Sounds from the Middle East and BeyondCelebrate diverse Middle Eastern music at London's Kings Place and The Social on July 1, 29, and 30. Click to learn more and join us for remarkable nights of music.
Vaak Stage 2023 Second Night: Enchanting Captures of a Musical OdysseyCheck out Vaak Stage 2023 snapshots - London's Kings Place, July 29th, second night! Featuring Middle Eastern musicians Aida Shahghasemi, Basma Jabr, Elaha Soroor, and others.