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Kiran Ahluwalia

Kiran Ahluwalia – Aam Zameen: Common Ground (Ep. 204)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with India-born, Canadian-raised vocalist and composer Kiran Ahluwalia about her 2011 release Aam Zameen : Common Ground 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Mustt Mustt
  2. Rabba Ru
  3. Yaar Naal
  4. Saffar
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Kiran and purchase her music directly at: https://www.kiranmusic.com/

Tinariwen (Tuareg musicians from the Sahara region of northern Mali)
https://www.tinariwen.com/

Video: Mustt Mustt : Kiran Ahluwalia with Tinariwen:
https://youtu.be/u4VqYHXwX5Y?si=eF5iGG66KlIJwBnY

Follow Kiran on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/@KiranMusic1

Riti (goje) – one-stringed fiddles from West Africa:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goje

UPDATE from Kiran: “Bulbul tarang literally “waves of nightingales”, alternately Indian or Punjabi banjo is a string instrument from Punjab which evolved from the Japanese taishōgoto, which likely arrived in South Asia in the 1930s.”

She also sent two example videos of the instrument being played: here and here.

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Sprig of That

Sprig of That – Self-titled (Ep. 72)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with genre-bending fiddle, guitar and tabla trio Sprig of That about their 2019 self-titled EP 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Carefree 23
  2. I’ve Endured
  3. Certain Mornings
  4. Cluck Old Hen
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about the band and their projects at: https://www.sprigofthat.com/

Ola Belle Reed – I’ve Endured
https://youtu.be/6cx2sRHOd1Y

Sprig of That Eight Threads Project
https://www.sprigofthat.com/eight-threads

The Melody of Rhythm – Bela Fleck, Edgar Myer and Zakir Hussain
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Melody_of_Rhythm

Making Music – Zakir Hussain
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Making_Music_(Zakir_Hussain_album)

The Punch Brothers
https://www.punchbrothers.com/

Hawktail
https://www.padiddlerecords.com/hawktail

Like what you hear? Fill up Sprig of That’s tip jar via PayPal: isabeldammann@gmail.com

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