Adib Ghorbani

Adib Ghorbani is an Iranian Pianist, composer, and improviser. He earned his bachelor’s degree in piano performance at the Art University of Tehran and his master’s degree in music composition at Tehran University. Currently, he is a Ph.D. student in ICIT program at UCI.

He has various compositions in different genres for orchestras, contemporary ensembles, choirs, jazz ensembles, improvisers, movies, and plays. As a theater composer, he has collaborated with well-known Iranian directors such as Ali Rafiee. Adib as an improviser and performer has had concerts and recordings with musicians from all around the world such as Enzo Favata (Italian saxophonist), Marcello Peghin (Italian guitarist), Samuel Rohrer (Swedish drummer), Joe Begre Myre (Norwegian double bass player), and Andreas Knustrad (Norwegian Drummer). He also had the honor to play in many live performances with one of the pioneers of future jazz, Norwegian trumpeter Nils Petter Molvear in Iran.

About his recent activities, he has performed on stage and recorded an album with Joe Berger, Andreas Knustrod and Soheil Shayesteh as Saboo Quartet Project, which will be released in 2018 in Norway.