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Kaveh Yaghmaei (born December 12, 1968) .He is an award-winning Iranian-Canadian singer, songwriter, producer, guitarist, arranger, pianist, keyboardist, flutist.
He was born in Tehran, Iran, in a well-known family of musicians. His father, Kourosh Yaghmaei, is a legendary musician who pioneered electric guitar and rock music in Iran in the 1960s.
In 1976, at the tender age of eight, Kaveh started learning music at the Tehran Conservatory of Music under Ms. Novin Afrouz. Although he had been making excellent progress in his classical piano studies, his first instrument studies were shut down in 1979 due to the Iranian Revolution.
After two years, the Tehran conservatory reopened, and in 1988 Kaveh received a music diploma with flute as his main instrument. Meanwhile, he was also learning guitar, songwriting, arranging, and studio recording techniques from his father and Uncles Kamran Yaghmaei and Kambiz Yaghmaei.
Some of his many influences include: