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Namaste, Vanakkam, Salaam!!!
After nearly five months of eating masala dosas, bhel puri, and thalis, I am back to eating…dal, rice, and subjis. Hmmm…okay, so not much has changed food wise, but I am back in the US of A. My time in … Continue reading
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What do surbahars, books, and sitars all have in common?
The Answer is: Thursday October 9, 2014 they will all be hanging out with Chris Moore on WQED! The program is called Pittsburgh 360 and it airs at 7:30pm EST. It is safe to say Hindustani music is starting to … Continue reading
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Sitar on the Telly
Morning! What’s new you ask…let me tell you! I want to let everyone know about some exciting news…The people of WQED have decided to do a television interview about one of Pittsburgh’s sitar players. Luckily they picked me! I will … Continue reading
Dear Friends, I have 2 shows that popped out of the Blue. This announcement goes out for the Lovely North Carolinians…and any other lovely folks passing through the land of many Pine Trees!!! Next Friday, July the 11th, I will … Continue reading
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House Concerts and Other Happenings
Hello friends, I would like to let you know of a couple of house concerts: April 5th in Wilmington, NC; April 26th in Pittsburgh, PA. Please email me if you are interested in attending, they are RSVP only. These events … Continue reading
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Riyaz is first and most important, all else is second.
Hello Everyone, Welcome and thank you for taking the time to visit my webpage. This letter is slightly overdue, but arrived nonetheless. As last year withered away and this new 2014 has crept in and taken root, I have been … Continue reading
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