Iranian native Maryam Yousefzadeh formed Robayat in 1989. They perform music from Persia (modern day Iran), Turkey and Central Asia all over Minnesota and the upper Midwest. Robayat is a winner of a 1992 Minnesota Music Award for best Middle Eastern Band. Traditional instrumentation of the oud, saz and violin along with lyrics from Persian poetry provide an international musical experience.
Artist web site: http://mymusicproduction.com/robayat.htm