blend of Western & World Traditional Music
Child Within By: Aldoush & The Human Exchange
new sound, combining ancient Persian folk music with Persian
lyrics written in contemporary poetic forms. Arrangements
pass through different genres, blending traditional folk melodies
& rhythms with Western harmonies & classical styles.
Winner: World Music album of the year.
Denial By: Axiom of Choice
that combines Middle Eastern melodies and rhythmic structures
with progressive Western concepts. It features exotic and
sensuous traditionally-styled Persian soaring feamale vocals,
Middle Eastern & Indian percussion.
the Dust By: Haunted By Waters
together driving rhythms, soaring synth sounds, sensuous Celtic
& Mid Eastern inspired vocals, woven into a compelling blend
of textured guitars, bass, synths, electric violin, didgeridoo
& tin whistle. Powerful rhythms, a mesmerizing sound, crossing
boundaries of culture and time.
De Amor By: Yussi & Django
Django play an exotic and energetic style of acoustic guitar
instrumental music that is spiced with fiery improvisation
in the tradition of Eastern European Gypsy, Spanish flamenco
and American jazz players. Debut album.
Pirata By: Yussi
Yussi's original acustic guitar compositions blend Spanish
and Middle Eastern guitar melodies with powerful Latin and
Persian rhythms. His music has sweetness, soul, precision,
and youthful energy. Yussi's first solo album.
By: Ustad Habib Khan & Bay Area Friends
A World/Indian fusion CD project with Master Indian, Persian,
Western Musicians. Persian Santur, Tabla, Saxophone, Acoustic
Guitar, Piano, Drum, Cello & Bass. "Longing" shows its roots
in the music of India with strong compositions by Habib Khan.
Just an amazing album.
Light By: Ustad Habib Khan & Swapan Chaudhuri
collection of five romantic raagas performed by world renowned
musicians. Here simplicity of only two instruments, Sitar
and Tabla, turns into a creation of some of the most passionate
and romantic, yet meditative music. Over 77 min.
(Dawn) A Persian Diaspora By: Alan Kushan
Kushan is arguably one of the most accomplished Santur players
in the world. The instrument which Alan uses is also his own
invention, which is designed after the traditional Persian
Santur (hammered dulcimer).
Dance ( Raghs-e Mahataab ) By: Kamil Alipour
Classical Persian music is an ancient art. The traditional
sounds of Persia come to life on this CD composed, arranged
and performed by Kamil Alipour. Persian Classical Instrumental.
Over 73 minutes.
of Spheres By: Salamat Ali Khan
journey into the world of Indian Classical Music. Blended
soundscapes, surround astonishing vocal performances of rare
raga alaaps from one of the Indian subcontinent most revered
musical families. Vocals by Salamat Ali Khan, Shafqat Ali
Khan & Sharafat Ali Khan.