Amir ElSaffar – Podcast 170

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 Amir ElSaffar brings his deep knowledge of Iraqui maqam to the context of jazz, creating a fresh, new, vibrant style of music.  The multi-instrumentalist (vocalist, trumpet player and dulcimer) joined me for an intimate, at home, interview.  He shares tracks from his stunning new album Crisis.

Rajas perform live for Ragas Live Festival 2014 – Podcast 106

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Rajas : Rajna Swaminathan (mridangam), Amir ElSaffar (trumpet), Miles Okazaki (guitar) and Arun Ramamurthy (violin) performed from 10-11 pm for the 24 hour, Ragas Live Festival 2014.

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