Madjid Khaladj was born in Ghazvin(Iran) in 1962. At the age of seven, he started studying the Tombak with masters Maleki and Badjalan. Through them he inherited the teachings of master Hossein Tehrani, to whom we owe the renaissance of the tombak in Iran.
he has been living in Paris since 1984 and he has been invited to teach the tombak at the "Centre l'Etudes de Musiques Orientales, Institute de Musicologie, Paris-Sorbonne". He has introduced this Tombak to numerous western percussionists. He is also founder of the Tombak school for the study of Iranian percussion.
He is a superb solo artist and has accompanied many Iranian master musitions - Hossein Alizadeh, darush Talai, Mohamed Reza Shadjarian, Mohamed Reza Lotfi, Hossein Omomi and many others.
He has a superb technique and excellent knowledge of Iranian Rhythm. He plays many Iranian Percussive instrument: Daf, Dayereh Zangi, Zarbe Zorkhani and Zange sarangoshti.
Picture and biography are from The basic works of Master Tehrani CD.