Kamilya Jubran

Spinning on Air

Multi-Layered High-Density

Sunday, August 05, 2012

Here's music that's thickly slathered with sound. For these musicians, more is more, and more is better. David Garland also presents some music to calm down to.

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Spinning on Air

Ecstatic Experiences

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Music can transport us to the transcendent. David Garland presents some recent recordings that provide this sort of journey. Syrian-born singer Gaida improvises with Nigerian vocalist Yacouba Moumuni; 91 year-old sitarist Ravi Shankar performs Raga Malgunji, a meditative raga reflecting on the distance between the human and the supreme; and Palestinian singer and oud player Kamilya Jubran performs songs about war and survival.

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