Arohi 'Peloraga' part 1 (tabla & drum solos)

by: Paul Livingstone     Published on: 14 July 2007

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Part one of this composition by Paul Livingstone, utilizes the Pelog scale from Indonesia with a ragajazz format, Indian tehais etc. This part concludes with a great tabla/drums interchange between Abhijit Banerjee & Dave Lewis.Want to learn Indian music but never had access to an explanation that was simple and immediately effective? Musicians… check this out! Learn right now, the THREE KEYS to an authentic understanding of Indian music in a casual but in-depth foundational lesson. In just a few quick videos, we explain the integral concepts of raga (melodic form) and tala (rhythmic cycle) for western instruments of any type or style. DOWNLOAD Free PDF doc reviewing and expanding on the lessons of this video at TWO: What is Raga? PRO COURSE: performer Paul Livingstone is one of the few American disciples of the legendary Pt. Ravi Shankar. A committed sitarist since the age of 15, he has toured extensively in the US and Latin America as well Europe, South East Asia & India and has performed alongside leading artists from India such as Pt. Swapan Chaudhuri and Abhijit Banerjee among others An award winning teaching & performing artist in the field of world music synthesis, Paul maintains a vision of cross-cultural performance that engages the transcendent joy of music & reflects his innermost social, political & spiritual values. He leads his own Arohi Ensemble playing 'raga jazz chamber music' as well as being a commissioned composer for film, television, theater and dance and has recorded with popular artists such as Ozomatli, Alanis Morrisette, Beck, Rubén Albarrán (Café Tacuba) & Build an Ark. His playing has been featured on Grammy Award winning records by Ozomatli & Rickey Kej. For more info: