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Who’s Afraid of Dhrupad?

Who’s Afraid of Dhrupad?

Dhrupad Vocal. Gundecha Brothers. Sundaram records. Available at www.dhrupad.org Hindustani musicians often speak of dhrupad the same way that jazz musicians speak of the blues: It is the root, the source from which their music springs, and to which each musician must...

East Meets West Indies

  <img width=”60″ height=”90″ border=0 alt=”” align=”left” hspace=”10″ vspace=”10″ src=/directory/getdata.asp?about_id=e6f22a1bc9efc1e997354bbc99e625bd-1>East Indian music in the West...

Focus on the Feminine

<img width=”316″ height=”489″ border=0 alt=”” align=”left” hspace=”10″ vspace=”10″ src=/directory/getdata.asp?about_id=4b96d6add598680c408270fcf16913d3-1> Ladies Coupe by Anita Nair. Penguin...
Shabaz

Shabaz

SHABAZ. Mondo Rhythmica Records. Available at most record stores and at www.mondomelodia.com   I’ll admit that I jumped to a few wrongconclusions when I saw that the Ali Khan Band had changed their name to Shabaz. Their newest album on the Mondo Rhythmica label...

Musician and Scholar

<img width=”220″ height=”293″ border=0 alt=”” align=”left” hspace=”10″ vspace=”10″ src=/directory/getdata.asp?about_id=c125a80b5922d61c980551f73367611f-1> Morning Glory (Khayal). Bhajan: a...