Mohsen Namjoo

In 2009, this important Iranian singer-songwriter was sentenced to a five-year jail term in absentia for allegedly ridiculing the Quran in his song "Shams." Namjoo's apology was not accepted, and he currently resides in California. His most recent album, 13/8, is a brilliant hybrid of classical improvisation, Sufi poetics, and surprisingly effective jazz-rock accompaniment.
Sat., Sept. 7, 8 p.m., 2013

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