Bob Belden's Animation in Iran : interview with JazzTimes


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Before the New York-based multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer Bob Belden brought his band Animation to Tehran, Iran, last month, it had been more than 35 years since American musicians had performed in the Middle Eastern country. Belden and his group performed to a sold-out, ecstatic audien…