Over 200 years ago, a family of music-trained priests traveled to Delhi from Vrindavan at the behest of a wealthy patron. For years, “Pandit” musicians have organized performances and given music lessons to their disciples; their music developed under the ‘Delhi gharana’ of Dhrupad music. The most famous of these was Goswami Shree Lal Ji, …

An interesting idea is over-explained in the documentary “Tango Negro: The African Roots of Tango”. Here, theories worth voicing are apparently worth repeating, and the catchy-sounding beats will certainly be replayed multiple times. The film, aimed at enthusiasts rather than general viewers, focuses on the music and dance of tango and postulates that this Latin …

Hello folks, I’m back with another quick DIY nail art. This time I chose to use the regular French manicure with an extra touch using musical notes. The result looks super chic and makes your fingers stand out from the crowd. Before dismissing this work of art as complex and far too long, allow me …

Bahamian musical artist and New York resident Kamilah Gibson From Friday 23 Januaryrd to Sunday 25 Januarye, 2015, Islandz Tours, a guided walking tour company located in Nassau, Bahamas, will be exhibiting at the NY Times Travel Show to be held at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. Parked at booth # 313, …

Meanwhile, AR Rahman sang a Punjabi number, Punjabi pataka for the first time Imtiaz Ali Highway seems to throw one surprise after another. After donning Sufi singers – The Nooran sisters for the now popular song Pataka guddi (written by Irshad Kamil), songwriter AR Rahman sang Alia Bhatt to the song, Soon its. “I am …

Many people are not familiar with the internationally recognized Egyptian Free Jazz Ensemble, which was active for most of the second half of the 20th century. Even fewer people know that Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and Dizzy Gillespie – three of the best jazz musicians of all time – visited Egypt to perform and meet …

Music is synonymous with rhythm and rhythm gives us joy. Music in different genres celebrates different seasons, describes human moods, and often allows us to define emotions better than words.. “Thumri” is one of those genres of semi-classical Indian music, the flavor of which has traveled over the centuries. From the royal courts of the …

Jay Dykehouse / Gazette SpecialHometown Festival: The glowfriends are, from left to right, Jenn Hendrix, JW Hendrix III, April Morris, Mark Andrew Morris and Holly Klutts-Morris. KALAMAZOO – April Morris remembers when she and a friend had a cup of coffee at a downtown cafe. While discussing the merits of English shoegaze band Slowdive with …