East Meets West Music

Anoushka Shankar

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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The Ravi Shankar Foundation Launches Independent Recording Label

New York, NY–The Ravi Shankar Foundation proudly announces the launch of East Meets West Music (EMWMusic). With the creation of EMWMusic, Ravi Shankar bridges any divide between his recorded music and his audience. With unique access to an astonishing archive featuring thousands of hours of live performance audio, film footage, interviews, and studio masters, the legendary sitarist and composer hopes to provide a glimpse into what has most inspired and shaped him in his 70-plus years on stage. And, in keeping with Ravi’s dedication to looking forward and not back, EMWMusic provides a vibrant platform for new artists, projects, and collaborations. “There is something beautiful about…

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