He comes from a village with deep roots in flamenco singing and fondness for Flamenco in general (Utera). Since his childhood he has listened to this art from the tapes of his parents; Bambino, Fernanda and Bernarda, Rafael del Stand Tonadilleras and Sevillanas. As a young man, he took classes with the master Rafael Jimenez "El Falo" who motivated him to study and engage in Flamenco singing. He is also a percussionist, being the Cajon his main instrument. He has acted professionally in great number of stages and countries like Holland, Cuba, Ecuador, Chile and Spain.
He is a musicologist and a guitarist. He graduated in History and Science of Music at the University of Salamanca. Currently he has just graduated in Naad Yoga in India with Professor Surinder. Nowadays he teaches music in a secondary school. As a guitarist he has received influences from various sources such as classical guitar, Jazz and Flamenco. Together with the musician Joris Feuillâtre, he has just released his first album in France and Spain, in which he performs a meditative musical improvisation with African, Brazilian, Flamenco and Indian sounds. He collaborates regularly with the singer Chico Herrera.
He has grown up in a family of musicians and music has always played an important roll in his life. He left his country, family and friends many years ago because of the fact that music was forbidden and he couldn't be free to do what he wished, which was studying music at the university and being able to play for audiences. He moved to Europe to follow his dream, he entered the Prince Claus Conservatory in the Netherlands and later got his master in film composition at the school of art and technology in Hilversum. Babak has developed many intercultural projects in Europe. Out of his experience blending the styles is always interesting for audience. He offers his unknown background to the world in a new sound. www.babak-kamgar.com