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Iranian Blues and Jazz Bands Find Fans in Tehran

Behzad Omrani grew up in Tehran, in a house ringing to the sounds of his father's record collection - mostly the twangs and twirls of American Country & Western. Years later he formed Bomrani, one of the Islamic Republic's first Country-blues bands, and one of a handful of groups that has started disrupting the local music scene with performances a world away from Iran's traditional rhythms. "I really like Johnny Cash, Muddy Waters, Bob Dylan, John Denver, B.B....

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