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MUSIC

Check out the NEW album

 

12 Instrumental Tracks

$12 (free shipping)

Available at these fine local retailers

Mills Record Co.

Josey Records KC

This Feeling Inside - Aryana Nemati
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A track from my debut album The Sax in I

What's Next - Aryana Nemati
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Another track from The Sax in I

Nameless - Aryana Nemati
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Natalie Bates Quartet Live at the Green Lady Lounge

Ojos de Pasion - Miguel Mambo DeLeon
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Miguel Mambo Orchestra recorded at Markosa Studio

BIO

    Kansas City native Aryana Nemati has a true passion for music.  She has been playing the saxophone for the past 13 years in addition to flute and clarinet.  As she became more involved with music, she began studying with local baritone saxophonist/composer, Kerry Strayer.

    Aryana continued to pursue her musical aspirations at UMKC’s conservatory.  She received her bachelor’s degree in Jazz Performance/Studio Music in the winter of 2014.  Here she has studied with Tim Timmons, Zach Shemon, Dan Thomas, and Bobby Watson.  She performed with both jazz and classical ensembles at the conservatory.  In the spring of 2017, Nemati completed her teaching assistance ship and received a master’s degree in Jazz Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

    Today Nemati performs regularly with bands of various genres such as reggae, ska, jazz, salsa, motown, and funk.  She has performed at a number of music festivals including Walkarusa in Mulberry, Arkansas, SXSW in Austin, Texas, Boulavardia and the Middle of the Map Music Festival at home in Kansas City.  Nemati has recorded with many local artists.  She enjoys exploring all styles of music and understanding where each comes from. She has had the honor of playing with the following: Harry Connick Jr., Bobby Watson, Mindi Abair, The Four Tops, Sister Carol, Reeko Lion, Naggo Morris, Harold ‘Spike’ Bonhart, and Ernie Andrews. 

    Still relatively young herself, Nemati encourages developing musicians to explore the art form.  She currently teaches out of her own personal studio, at UMKC, as well as the Tune Shop in Leavenworth, KS.  Nemati provides assistance to her former middle and high school band programs ensembles and individual students.  When she isn’t performing, Nemati enjoys writing her own compositions, playing pool, and spending time outdoors.  She hopes to spread the wonders of music to many in the vibrant scene of Kansas City and beyond.

 
 

PERFORMANCES

9.6 - Bobby Watson and the American Jazz Orchestra - Legacy Park - 7pm

9.7 - Dan Thomas & the KC All Star Big Band featuring Bobby Watson & Lisa            Henry - Prairie Village Jazz Festival - 8:45pm

 

9.19 - Fritz Hutchinson Band - Calvin Arsenia Album Release - Record Bar - 7pm

10.9 - Sax Trax - Davey's Uptown - 7-9pm

10.12 - Ernest James Zydeco - OP Arboretum Brew Fest - 6pm

10.19 - Deepa Reality Peter Tosh Tribute - G's - 6-8pm

11.1 - Ernest James Zydeco - BB's Lawnside BBQ - 9-12:30am

11.13 - Sax Trax - Davey's Uptown - 7-9pm

11.21 - Aryana Nemati Quartet - The Blue Room - 7-11pm

12.18 - Sax Trax - Davey's Uptown - 7-9pm

12.18 - Fritz Hutchinson Band - Record Bar - 9pm

12.20 - Deepa Reality - Winter Solstice Party - Davey's Uptown - 7pm

 

PHOTOS

    Natalie Bates Quartet at    

    the Green Lady Lounge     

                  Live  at                        

Lee's Summit Reggae Festival    

            Harry and I after the show          

  Sitting in with Sly and Robbie!  

VIDEO

Deepa Reality Live @ Lee's Summit Reggae Fest

Classic Reggae Tune "I'm Still in Love" Version Produced by Aryana Nemati           

 
 
 
 

CONNECT

I am available for private lessons in the area of saxophone, flute, clarinet, general music theory and jazz theory.  Sectional work and ensemble coaching are applicable as well.

I am also available for studio work, gigs, and any of your musical needs.

 

For more information, please contact.  I would love to share my knowledge with you!