Sitarist Anoushka Shankar’s first two albums owe a debt to her father, Ravi: Ten of the albums’ 11 pieces were adapted by her dad from classical Indian ragas. Anoushka’s third album, 2005’s Rise, incorporated genres from around the world, from electronica to jazz, just as her father’s sitar sounds were absorbed by The Beatles. Anoushka still [...]
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Wow, it’s another weekend packed with international music events. Here are some highlights.
Friday, April 16
Asha Bhosle and Sudesh Bhosle with R.D Burman's band at DAR Constitution Hall, 1776 D. St. NW . You’ve heard Cornershop’s “Brimful of Asha”—now hear Asha. (202) 628-4780. $37-$127.
Oro Solido at East Coast Night Club, 13989 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Woodbridge, Va [...]