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Delhi International Jazz Festival, ICCR, Jazz bands, Nagaland, Thokozane Afro JazzMuzo, Kolkata, Bangalore

A musical treat for all jazz lovers in Delhi

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The seventh edition of the 3-day Delhi International Jazz Festival recently concluded at Delhi’s Nehru Park. Organised by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), the festival provided a platform for Jazz bands from across the world to perform.

30 September, 2017
Columbia Records, Legacy Recordings, Sony Music Entertainment, Bob Dylan, Trouble No More: The Bootleg Series, Bootleg Series

Dylan’s third ‘bootleg series’ to release soon

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Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Bob Dylan’s Trouble No More: The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 / 1979-1981 on 3 November.

23 September, 2017
A.R. Rahman, Sufism, international Sufi concert, Mukhtiar Ali, Mohammad Rumi, Mozart of Madras, The Sufi Route

The man and his music: Rahman on his spiritual connection with Sufism

Music By BHUMIKA POPLI

Musical maestro A.R. Rahman was recently in Delhi to promote an international Sufi concert he will be performing at in November. At the event, he talked about his attempts to spread the Sufi gospel through his music, writes Bhumika Popli.

16 September, 2017
London, Indian songs, a cappella music, The Magnets, cappella band, Nic Doodson, vocalists

‘To perform Indian songs a cappella will be very unique’

Music By BHUMIKA POPLI

British a cappella band, The Magnets, is set to perform in Delhi later this month. The band’s director, Nic Doodson, speaks to Bhumika Popli about what makes this supergroup of vocalists stand out.

9 September, 2017
Australian flautist, Jane Rutter, world music, classical-cabaret-style, flute, French music, Indian classical music

‘I knew that my best means of expression was via the flute’

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Australian flautist Jane Rutter, who was recently in Mumbai for her debut India performance, speaks to Taru Bhatia about her lifelong love affair with the flute and her interest in world music.

5 August, 2017
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Nucleya Fusion

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Udyan Sagar, a.k.a. Nucleya, is by far the biggest independent musical outfit to have emerged in this country in more than a decade. He speaks to Bhumika Popli about his work as a tireless inventor of melodies and an entertainer.

5 August, 2017
Rattle That Lock, Roman amphitheatre, Pink Floyd, Live At Pompeii, David Gilmour, The Great Gig In The Sky

Gilmour holds concert at Pompeii

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45 years after Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour filmed Live At Pompeii in the legendary Roman amphitheatre there, he returned for two spectacular shows, part of his year-long tour in support of his No.1 album “Rattle That Lock”.

29 July, 2017
French Montana, multiplatinum rap icon, influencer, philanthropist, Jungle Rules, Billboard’s Top 200

Montana’s new album is a hit with his fans

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Grammy Award-nominated multiplatinum rap icon, influencer, and philanthropist French Montana has released his highly anticipated second full-length album, “Jungle Rules.”

29 July, 2017
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