Ken Shoji, Michael Gam and Shivalik Ghoshal: Set 2 of the premier concert in the Africa/India series

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS   NYC Radio Live is collaborating with Brooklyn Raga Massive and Afro Roots Tuesdays to present a new monthly live event: The Africa/India Series at Art Cafe. This is the  jam session that followed Africa Meets India in the last podcast Kensuke Shoji on violin, Michael Gam, bass and Shivalik Ghoshal, … Continue reading “Ken Shoji, Michael Gam and Shivalik Ghoshal: Set 2 of the premier concert in the Africa/India series”

New Video from Kensuke Shoji!

We’ve been tracking the explorations and evolution of one of NYC great violin players, Ken Shoji, for quite some time and broadcasting his searching improvisations on WKCR 89.9 FM frequently.   Check him out on Podcasts 128, 129, 144, 173.  Now we discover this video of the virtuosic jazz violinist leading his band with Fima Chupakhin … Continue reading “New Video from Kensuke Shoji!”

Africa/India Series: Innov Gnawa with Brooklyn Raga Massive All Stars – Podcast 179

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSOf all the concerts I’ve produced this was one of the most exciting and meaningful.  This installation of Africa/India Series live at ShapeShifter Lab was a synergy of the Morrocan trance tradition embodied by Hassan Ben Jaffer and Innov Gnawa as we combined forces … Continue reading “Africa/India Series: Innov Gnawa with Brooklyn Raga Massive All Stars – Podcast 179”

Brooklyn Raga Massive Pays Tribute to the Coltrane Legacy – Podcast 173

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Two weeks ago, on John Coltrane’s Birthday, Brooklyn Raga Massive performed a stunning tribute to the Coltrane Legacy. Recorded in front of a capacity crowd at Pioneer Works in Red Hook, Brooklyn, NYC Radio Live will share the concert in it’s entirety.  It will be … Continue reading “Brooklyn Raga Massive Pays Tribute to the Coltrane Legacy – Podcast 173”

Brooklyn Raga Massive Summer Jam 1 – Podcast 144

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThe spontaneous jam sessions that close the weekly  Brooklyn Raga Massive are reaching epic proportions with established masters sitting in with young musicians from inside and outside the classical tradition.  Clearly we are in a Raga Renaissance  This latest one 6/11/2015 (last night!) features … Continue reading “Brooklyn Raga Massive Summer Jam 1 – Podcast 144”

Africa Meets India premiers the Africa/India Concert Series (Pt.1) – Podcast 128

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS   NYC Radio Live is collaborating with Brooklyn Raga Massive and Afro Roots Tuesdays to present a new monthly live event: The Africa/India Series at Art Cafe. It couldn’t have gone better. The premier concert was last night,  with Afrika Meets India.   The line-up of Eric Fraser, bansuri; Kevin Nathaniel, mbira; Salieu Suso, kora; Giancarlo … Continue reading “Africa Meets India premiers the Africa/India Concert Series (Pt.1) – Podcast 128”