Jamsid Chemirani was born in Tehran in 1942. He has studied the tombak since the age of eight. His teacher was Ostad Hosain Tehrani. Under his demanding tutelage, Chemirani made rapid progress and soon became a brilliant player. Since his arrival in Paris in 1961 he has taught at the Centre d’ Etudes de Musique in the Paris Sorbonne Institut de Musicologie. He has performed with eminent Iranian musicians Dariush Safvat, Daryush Talai and Madjid Kiani Lately. With his sons Keyvan Chemirani and Bijan Chemirani, he formed at 1988 the excellent group called Le Trio Chemirani.
Plays Ethnic Percussion Zarb