Tag Archives: world music

Ravi Shankar turned 90 years old yesterday

George Harrison once called Ravi Shankar the godfather of world music. And here is Ravi Shankar in interview with George Harrison: And yes, he’s still playing. Here is Shankar in 2009:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  . And here’s Shankar on Dick Cavett’s show:

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Choir Me Virtual

First, people audition: Then Eric Whitacre puts them all together: Does geography matter anymore?

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Kutiman Mash-Ups are Really Beautiful, and They Take YouTube to a New Level

Here’s the idea: Take already existing YouTube videos of musicians and singers, pull snippets from them, mash them, and turn them into NEW and original pieces of WORLD MUSIC. That’s what a brilliant 26 year old Israeli has started doing, bringing YouTube to … Continue reading

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