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Tuesday, December 03, 2013
For this New Sounds, listen to some cross-cultural things, including piano music based on traditional Indian raga scales, music from a Persian bagpiper and Syrian sax player, Ethiopian music from the Netherlands, and more. Saeid Shanbehzadeh from Iran plays the neyanban (Persian bagpipe) and saxophone player Basel Rajoub from Syria come together in a collaboration recorded in Lisbon, Portugal. Also, hear music from Rajoub and his trio, which includes percussion and the traditional Persian zither, the qanun, along with a track from the duo of French guitarist Kevin Seddiki and Persian percussionist Bijan Chemirani.
See Saeid Shanbehzadeh & Basel Rajoub, at 8PM Saturday night, Dec. 7th, 2013, at the Asia Society as part of "New Sounds from Iran - Sound: The Encounter, New Music from Iran and Syria." Read more.
Monday, June 17, 2013
Hear Galician bagpiper Cristina Pato play in the Soundcheck studio.
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Oh Danny boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling, from some pretty weird places. Prepare to be overwhelmed with new music for for one – or more bagpipes on this New Sounds. Listen to strange and unusual mixtures of bagpipes with jew’s harp and balafon or with Brazilian carnival percussion on David Watson's release "Skirl."