Musical expressions & ideas from classical Indian ragas to world music crossover.
Thursday, January 9, 2014
RagaSON ~ KPFK interview with Betto Arcos
Last Tuesdays I went of the air with Betto Arcos, Global Village program for a 30 min interview listening to our RagaSON Ensemble live cd from Xalapa, Veracruz and discussing the history of the project. KPFK, 90.7 Los Angeles
International performing artist Paul Livingstone has studied and played sitar for the past 30 years as a disciple of the late legend and icon of Indian arts Pt. Ravi Shankar, Pt. Rajeev Taranath and Prof. Amiya Dasgupta. Paul is also a composer, educator & activist in Los Angeles. He performs on sitar and unique fretless guitars of his own design and has submerged himself in musical traditions of all 6 continents. Paul has recorded with a diversity of world, jazz & popular artists including playing on two Grammy Award winning records with Ozomatli & Ricky Kej.
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