Maz Karandish is a psychologist in training and multi-instrumentalist with in depth theoretical and practical knowledge of Eastern musical traditions. Maz was raised with eastern music ranging from Persian traditional music to North Indian Classical Music (NICM). Sitar, Oud, Saz, Dilruba, Tar, and Ney are a few instruments that Maz utilizes to capture the heart and soul of Eastern music. Maz has received his MA in Clinical Psychology and is nearing finishing his final year of his doctoral training. His Doctoral Dissertation focuses on Mindfulness practices to enhance human connection.