Archive | July 2011
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Buddha: “Believe nothing just because a so-called wise person said it. Believe nothing just because a belief is generally held. Believe nothing just because it is said in ancient books. Believe nothing just because it is said to be of divine origin. Believe nothing just because someone else believes it. Believe only what you yourself […]
In every breath if you’re the center of your own desires you’ll lose the grace of your beloved But if in every breath you blow away your self claim the ecstasy of love will soon arrive In every breath if you’re the center of your own thoughts the sadness of autumn will fall on you […]
Hariharan’s performance is simply mesmerizing.
Shankar Tucker ~ “Guru Brahma” performed with Mahesh Vinayakram, B.Shree Sundarkumar and Puneet Gabriel
Shankar Tucker’s latest piece tittled Guru Brahma, is equally awesome as the rest of his work. His original music blends the sounds of Classical Indian music, Jazz, and Popular music to create a seamless synthesis of cultures and traditions. As a clarinetist performing Hindustani classical music, he has shared the stage with such legendary artists as Zakir […]
Life comes with no guarantees, no time outs, no second chances. You just have to live life to the fullest, tell someone what they mean to you and tell someone off, speak out, dance in the pouring rain, hold someone’s hand, comfort a friend, fall asleep watching the sun come up, stay up late and […]
Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life. ~Ludwig van Beethoven The South Indian violin virtuoso, L. Shankar, presents a dazzling rendition of a traditional rag in untraditional terms. He plays in a rhythm cycle of 6 3/4 , beats, difficult enough to maintain, let alone be as musically creative as these […]