Hadai (1969) began playing tombak at the age of ten with the masters Asadollah
Hejazi and Bahman Rajabi. Upon immigration to the United States (1990), he
began his professional career, performing and recording with ensembles of
Persian classical music as well as Indian, Turkish and American musicians.
In 1995, Pejman Hadadi joined the famous Dastan Ensemble. Over the
years, he has also perfomed with some of the masters of Persian music including
Hossein Alizadeh, Shahram Nazeri, Hossein Omoumi, Parisa, Ali Akbar Moradi and
Ardeshir Kamkar and also co-founded the famous Zarbang Ensemble.
Pejman, recipient of the prestigious
Durfee Foundation Master Musician Award, is also the founder of Neyreez World
Percussion Academy in Southern California, where he teaches Tombak and Daf.