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Itamar Erez and Hamin Honari at The Dream Cafe

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Itamar Erez & Hamin Honari
Thursday, June 7th
Doors 6pm Show 8pm

Itamar Erez & Hamin Honari
Musical Dialogues

An uncommon conversation between guitar & percussion, composition & improvisation.

Originally from Iran and Israel, These two internationally touring musicians met in Vancouver and are excited to bring together the traditional sounds of the Middle East with their own original music.

Itamar Erez is an internationally renowned composer, guitarist/pianist who has shared the stage with such musicians as Omar Faruk Tekbilek, Tomatito, Avishai Cohen, Jean-Louis Matinier, Zohar Fresco, and others. His music blends the delicateness of Middle Eastern music, the freedom found in jazz and the passion of flamenco, creating a unique sound all his own. Itamar lives in Vancouver since 2015 and is on the guitar faculty at the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra School Of Music. See for more info on Itamar below.


Hamin Honari is a Iranian-Canadian hand drummer who plays a variety of Persian hand drums. He has focused on adapting his drumming style and technique to accommodate many different genres of music. He has toured as a member of the Dastan Ensemble, one of Iran's most well-known Persian classical music groups and has performed with many amazing musicians and singers such as Salar Aghili, Parissa, Hossein Omoumi, Hossein Behroozinia, Saeed Farajpouri, and Itamar Erez. Hamin lives in Vancouver, BC where he is actively teaching music.


"I loved your Hommage CD...You are a great addition to the few of us who play both piano and classical guitar and compose!" (Ralph Towner)

"I really dug your band...great writing...and you are a fabulous player... congratulations again on the beautiful music" (John Zorn)

Premium $30
Wings $20