Golnar Shahyar: Voice
Mahan MIiarab: Guitar
Martin Heinzle: Bass
Wolfi Rainer: Drums
(Comosed by Mahan Mirarab)
The Iranian/Austrian quartet, Choub, began its collaboration in the Spring of 2011.
It offers a mixture of Persian music and western jazz with Latin and African influences.
Soft harmonies, dynamism, virtuosity and playfulness define the character of the band. With her nuanced voice, Golnar Shahyar, 27 years old, interprets lyrics of the Persian poets, Hafez and Omar Khayyam, as well her own lyrics in Farsi, English and an improvised fantasy language.
The 28-year old Mahan Mirarab brings to the band his stunning guitar playing skills with absolute ease, which is powered by jazz pulses from Martin Heinzle and Wolfi Rainer.
Choub is musical expansion and cosmopolitan jazz with a Persian aroma that touches even the most reserved audience.