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Concert review: Ikhlaq Hussain live at The New York Insight Meditation Center

Date: November 16, 2012
Venue: The New York Insight Meditation Center

Review by Dawoud Kringle

The New York Insight Meditation Center recently hosted a concert by sitar virtuoso Ikhlaq Hussain.  Hussain is a musician of the Dehli gaharana (whose lineage dates back to Hazrat Amir Khousro), who plays in Gaykali Ang, a style wherein the instrument takes on the expressive qualities of vocal music. He was taught by his father Ustad Imdad Khan, and by Pandit Ravi Shankar. He performed in US, Europe, Middle East, UK, Pakistan, & India.

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India’s Debapriya Adhikary and Samanwaya Sarkar: Jugalbandi in the Village!

Date: May 18, 2010
Venue: St. John’s Lutheran Church, NY

Text by Dawoud Kringle

Photos by courtosy of Veronique Lerebours (HarmoNyom’s production)

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