“BaranBand gets their audience invariably to dance!”
BaranBand is the childhood dream Kurdish musician brothers, Marouf and Gian Majidi. They distilled their heritage, experiences, and musical influences into titillating music style which gets their audience invariably to dance!
BaranBand binds together traditional Middle Eastern rhythms, unique Persian melodies, modern Nordic sounds and an exhilarating Kurdish party. Their show is full of joy of life and intriguing stories from their homeland.
BaranBand has performed in various festivals and events around Europe and the Nordics.
“The BaranBand cd expresses an exhilarating sound full of joy of life – which insists on the listener getting seriously up to dance and party.”
(5 stars from Mari Koppinen/Helsingin Sanomat 14.6.2017)
“…It is a road that at first glance is a single long Kurdish-Persian party of percussion and vocal singing, sometimes imposing, sometimes blunt, but as in closer listening it usually has a humid rain-gray cloud hanging on the horizon.”
(Lira Magazine, Sweden #4 2017)
“Majidi Brothers music trails came from Iran to Finland -The world music now raises international interest and the debut album is full ten”
(Harri Römpötti, Helsingin Sanomat 6.2017)
“The Majidi brothers have distilled their experiences and musical influences into a titillating album that will knock your socks off!”
(Finnish Music Quarterly, Sep 2017 by Amanda Kauranne)