This past weekend, I and French troubadour saxophonist Jeremy Marais did kirtan at a private residence. Jérémy Marais, born and raised in the French Alps, has been living and studying traditional music in various parts of the world: West Africa, Spain, India, Turkey and Israel. You can find his music here: YouTube Link
. He is also featured on my latest Album, Saas Saas
, including a shabad in Raag Shri.
Not only did he play very beautiful, he surprised me by wearing a gorgeous turban with a piece of cloth he recently bought at an Indian store:
The kirtan was at Ishmeet Narula's residence and you can hear her sweet voice seep into the live recordings. Ishmeet is an accomplished pop/bhangra singer in the bay area. She has collaborated with many popular DJ's and the inimitable Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. You can find her music on http://www.ishmeetnarula.com/
Following is a live video from that event and a link to download the audio of the three shabads we sang below.
You can get a download of the three shabads we sung below or here
So Kyon Visrai - Raag Charukeshi
Jo Mange - Raag Pahadi
Gun Gopal - Raag Megh Malhar