Sandy Evans' Indian Project
Live at Adelaide's OzAsia Festival
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recorded by Radio National's Music Deli/The Live Set
first three tracks broadcast Friday 26 October 2012
track 04 - 11 broadcast Friday 28 June 2013
(Radio National's Music Deli changed the name into The Live Set)
from the Seven Stories Of Dreams suite
01.intro by Alice Keath (broadcast Friday 26 October 2012)
02.Bhairavi Tillana (Composer: Sarangan Sriranganathan' mother)(broadcast Friday 26 October 2012)
03.intro Sandy Evans (broadcast Friday 26 October 2012)
04.One Justice (Composer: Sandy Evans)
05.Peace (Composer: Sandy Evans)
06.intro by Sandy Evans
07.One Dream (Composer: Sandy Evans)
08.One Planet (Composer: Sandy Evans)
09.intro by Sandy Evans
10.One Hope (Composer: Sandy Evans)
11.Bo Sambo (Composer: Swami Saraswati)
Sandy Evans - Tenor and Soprano Saxophone
Sarangan Sriranganathan - Sitar and vocals
Brett Hirst - Bass
Maharshi Raval - Tabla
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Sandy Evans' Indian Project Live at Adelaide's OzAsia Festival Part 2
Friday 28 June 2013 8:05PM
Sandy Evans� Indian Project brings together musicians from two very different musical traditions. The music they play draws on ideas from Carnatic music, Hindustani music and jazz. In Sandy�s words �In many ways our vocabularies differ. However, a love of rhythmic vibrancy; subtle and ecstatic moods; and the spontaneity of improvised music unites us".
Sandy Evans performed alongside tabla player Maharshi Raval, sitar player and vocalist Sarangan Sriranganathan, and double bass player Brett Hirst at the Adelaide Festival Centre�s OzAsia Festival in September 2012, and The Live Set was there to catch the performance.
Recorded and mixed by Andrea Hensing.
Sandy Evans' Indian Project
Featuring Sarangan Sriranganatha
Jazz meets classical Indian rhythms
Australia's leading Indian musicians, singer and sitar player Sarangan Sriranganathan and tabla player Maharshi Raval, create a musical dialogue with Sydney jazz duo, Sandy Evans on sax and Brett Hirst on bass.
Trained in Hindustani Music (Sitar) and Carnatic Music (Vocal and Veena) Sri Lankan born Sarangan Sriranganathan is known for his mesmerizing voice, enchanting sitar playing and original compositions.
One of Australia's leading saxophonists and composers, Sandy Evans performs regularly with the Sandy Evans Trio, The catholics, the Australian Art Orchestra among many others. She has received an OAM, AIR Best Independent Jazz Record 2011, Australian Jazz Musician of The Year 2003, and three ARIA Awards. Brett Hirst is a member of the Sandy Evans Trio, pop rock band Lior, the Mark Isaacs Resurgence Band, James Muller Trio and others.
Sydney-based Maharshi Raval is a well celebrated tabla player from the Benaras Gharana and has studied for over 25 years at Saptak School of Music in Ahmedabad, India. His talent has taken him all over the world accompanying Indian classical vocalists, instrumentalists and kathak dancers, as well as playing for several Hindustani greats. Maharshi has directed a tabla recital of 100 students, between the ages of three to 16, and has performed for several Australian television shows, such as X-Factor and Good News Week. Maharshi runs the Shree Gajanan Cultural Music and Dance in Sydney.
This unique musical union will entrance you with soulful melodies, breathtaking improvisations, hypnotic grooves and stunning percussion solos.