Eastern Fusion Past and future with Hans Christian and Ravi Shankar in Echoes Podcast.
The Echoes Podcast explores Indian Fusion Past and Future with cellist Hans Christian and the 100th Birthday of Ravi Shankar.
Cellist Hans Christian has been a fixture on Echoes for all its 30 years, both as a solo artist and with the duo, Rasa. His music has ranged from electronic to solo cello to Hindi chants. His latest album, After the Fall was the Echoes CD of the Month for February. He talks about this heavily electronic album that took him back to his roots which include Pink Floyd, Space music and time in the acoustic and spiritual places of his father’s church. John Diliberto goes to church with Hans Christian in the Echoes Podcast
Then we commemorate the 100th Birthday of Indian sitar Legend, Ravi Shankar
It’s a journey with an Icon when we celebrate the 100th Birthday of Indian sitar master, Ravi Shankar. We celebrate his career and music that spans from classical Indian ragas to films to world fusion. We’ll hear an interview with the legendary sitarist talking about an ancient sound and spirit that helped transform modern music. Shankar passed in 2012 but his spirit lives on hear his story from dancer to musical guru.