Nasser Rastegar-Nejad

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Nasser Rastegar-Nejad is an Iranian Santur player.[1] He released an album on the Nonesuch Records Explorer label. In 1968, a section of the track 'Dashti' (1:58 - 3:24), played by Nasser Rastegar-Nejad, and originally to be found on the album Mid East, volume 8, 1968, published by American Friends of the Middle East, was used in the film Performance to accompany the scene in which characters played by Mick Jagger and Anita Pallenberg make love. The track has since been re-released, along with others, on the Lyrichord album In A Persian Garden: The Santur in 2007.


  • The Persian Santur: Music Of Iran, Nonesuch Explorer Records

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  1. ^ Mid East, volume 8, 1968. American Friends of the Middle East

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