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. Website
He starts playing the guitar at the age of ten with Antonio de Cordoba. He studied jazz, composition, harmony and improvisation with the brazilian guitarist Adrian Alvarado and later on with the escuela itinerante de música in Madrid. He also learned flamenco guitar in the Conservatorio flamenco Casa Patas with Jose Manuel Montoya. He has played with theatre and dance companies and has played in many flamenco tablaos in Madrid. Also, he was part of the "Miguel Reyes Sextet" and the flamenco romani music proyect "De cobre" . He learned to play the cuban tres in Havana (Cuba with) Rey Ugarte and with Guillermo Pompa in Madrid. Nowadays, he plays in different musical groups like latiDos (cuban music), Mistura (latin jazz,fusion) and Atacapaca (world music). . He worked as a flamenco guitar teacher in the Music Conservatory Federico Chueca and in the Paco del Pozo flamenco school, as well as in the Pepe Vento dance school in Alcalá de henares.
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.