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Anoushka Shankar – Live in San Diego

On April 3rd, 2017 Anoushka Shankar will perform her HOME album live in San Diego, California as part of the Indian Fine Arts Academy’s yearly celebration of Ravi Shankar’s birthday. The concert will take place at the David and Dorothea Garfield Theater at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center. Help honor the memory of the Sitar Maestro and celebrate the legacy of his music that lives on in Anoushka’s talent. Tickets available here.

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An Evening with Anoushka Shankar

Sunday, April 17, 2016 8:00 p.m. Balboa Theatre 868 Fourth Avenue @ E Street Gaslamp – San Diego, CA 92101 Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar is one of the leading figures in World Music today. She is deeply rooted in Indian classical music, having studied exclusively with her father, the legendary Ravi Shankar, from the age of nine. Thriving as a composer, she has been exploring the fertile ground in the crossover between Indian music & a variety of genres, including flamenco, electronica, jazz & Western classical music. In this performance, Anoushka explores this fascinating world by fusing electronica mixed with traditional acoustic performance, supported…

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Anoushka Shankar’s latest solo album: Home

Anoushka’s latest solo album Home, released on Deutsche Grammophone on Friday 10th of July. Home is a pure Indian classical album which showcases the meditative and virtuosic qualities of the Indian raga. Home features two ragas, one of which is a creation of Ravi Shankar’s, and with them Anoushka shares an intimate, heartfelt live performance in the traditional style. Purchase on iTunes.

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Pandit Ravi Shankar Memorial Concert

Monday, April 7, 2014 The Bhavan Centre, UK presents Pandit Ravi Shankar memorial concert GURU-PATH In the footsteps of the master. Sitar by Anoushka Shankar. One of the brightest and youngest stars of the sitar Anoushka Shankar pays tribute to her late father, the legendary Pandit Ravi Shankar in this benefit concert for the Bhavan. A beacon of Indian classical music across the world, the Bhavan is proud to present Anoushka Shankar for the every first time. The event is sponsored by the Bagri Foundation. Accompanied by: Tanmoy Bose – Tabla Pirashanna Thevarajah – Mridangam

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Anoushka Shankar to Tour India Next Month

Article from Business Standard Anoushka Shankar, daughter of legendary sitarist Ravi Shankar, will visit India next month to promote her new single ‘Traces Of You’ from her Indo-Western album of the same name. The 32-year-old Grammy nominated sitarist’s two city concert in Mumbai and Delhi will take place on December 12 and December 13. The concert is put together by Bliss Entertainment. “I am very excited to be coming to India. I will travel to the sub-continent to promote my latest single. It’s going to be a memorable trip as this is my first visit to India after Zubin (first child) was born. All this couldn’t…

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Traces of You Official Video

Anoushka Shankar returns with the stunning new single “Traces Of You,” Featuring Norah Jones, taken from her forthcoming album of the same name. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE OFFICIAL VIDEO “TRACES OF YOU.” ORDER NOW AMAZON ORDER NOW ITUNES BUY NOW

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SONGLINES names Traveller one of the ten best albums of 2011

SONGLINES Magazine names Anoushka Shankar’s Traveller one of the ten best albums of 2011! With its East/West mix of Indian Classical music and Spanish Flamenco, Traveller will satisfy the improvisor in every listener. From the Guardian: “allows her to demonstrate her inspired instrumental work in the company of Indian musicians and the flamenco elite, including the producer and guitarist Javier Limón. The best tracks are those where Shankar takes chances, matching uninhibited sitar improvisation against flamenco percussion and the furious, inspired piano work of Pedro Ricardo Miño on the thrilling Buleria Con Ricardo, or backing the passionate singing of Duquende or more thoughtful Concha Buika. There…

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Anoushka Shankar Featured on Herbie Handcock’s ‘Imagine Project’

Anoushka Shankar is featured on Herbie Hancock’s ‘Imagine Project’ release, an unprecedented international recording and film project featuring collaborations between music legend Herbie Hancock and a dozen superstars from every region of the planet. Track 10, “The Song Goes On,” has Anoushka performing with Hancock, K.S. Chithra, the indomitable Chaka Khan and jazz legend Wayne Shorter. Once again out in front with crossover collaborations, Anoushka proves her dedication to carrying on the musical tradition of her father, Maestro Ravi Shankar, as well as her incredible range as an artist. Available June 22, 2010 on iTunes, Amazon, BestBuy, Borders, Barnes & Noble, & Target READ MORE>>

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The Anoushka Shankar Project at Prage Spring Festival

Anoushka Shankar returned to the Prague Festival stage for the first time in five years with an international ensemble, the Anoushka Shankar Project: Anoushka on sitar, the Indian musicians Tonmoy Bose on the tabla and Ravichandra Kulur on flutes and the khanjira (a kind of tambourine), Nick Able, a British player of the tanpura (a traditional Indian lute), and two Americans, Leo Dombecki on piano and Barry Phillips on cello. VIEW YOUTUBE >>

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