Mon Jul 30, 2007
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Fri Jul 13, 2007
Isheeta Ganguly is a fusion singer of the Indian diaspora. Born in Kolkata and raised in the U.S., Turkey, Japan and Indonesia, Isheeta began singing at the age of five and came to Kolkata as a teenager to train in Rabindrasangeet under maestro Smt. Suchitra Mitra and in Indian classical music with A.T. Kanan. Rabindrasangeet became the thread of continuity for Isheeta, while she was growing up amidst various cultural contexts around the world. Isheeta released her first album, titled “Tomari Nam Bolbo” at the age of fifteen, which struck a chord with Kolkata listeners, and also made her the youngest artist to release an album in Tagore’s music. “Nutan Joubaneri Duth”, (Call of the Young), is Isheeta’s first release with SAREGAMA/HMV which has also been directed by Smt. Suchitra Mitra. The album includes a selection of popular, inspirational, Tagore songs which revolve around themes of rejuvenation, courage and reinvention.
Thu Jul 12, 2007
Falu, a classically trained Indian vocalist whose passion lies in combining her culture with contemporary American pop/rock music, will celebrate her self-titled debut album at the Canal Room on August 8th. Backed by a band of NYC musicians blending the Hindi vibe with inventive rock, Falu has developed a signature style that is catching the ears of music fans across the city.