The band Far Seas is a seven piece world music ensemble which plays a fusion of east and west. The band has been working together for the past 15 years. They combine instruments from various parts of the world, including: kamancheh (Persian string instrument), Tonbak and Daf (Persian drums), Ecuadorian wooden flute, Flamenco and classical guitar, Latin and middle eastern percussions and violin.
Davood A. Tabrizi is an accomplished composer and performer from Iran. Trained in Western Classical and Persian Classical music, he has written, recorded and performed music extensively in Australia, Iran, Canada and the US for film, theatre, television, radio and special events.
A multi-award winning artist Davood has received an Australian and New Zealand Film and Television Award for his score for The Navigator in 1988, while his score for Clara Law’s Floating Life 1996 won the Golden Horse Award at the 1997 Taiwan Film Festival, as well as the Asian and Pacific Film Festival Award 1997. Other film credits include Cinema, Cinema 1996, Resistance 1991, For All The World To See 1991, Australia Daze 1988, The Surfer 1986, Rocking the Foundations 1984, Hostage 1983 and Sleeping Lion 1977.