The National Centre for the Performing Arts to Present One World Many Musics, January 11
The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), India's premiere arts and culture institution, is back with the fourth edition of One World Many Musics (OWMM): Celebrating Artistic Plurality, featuring the renowned and much-loved Indian vocalist, Shubha Mudgal and her band, Koshish on Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7 pm at the Tata Theatre, NCPA.
Koshish, the band consists of Shubha Mudgal (vocals), Sudhir Nayak (harmonium), Murad Ali (sarangi), Benoni Soans (Drums), Aneesh Pradhan (tabla), Tony Dias (keyboards), Bertie D'silva (bass), Pratap Rath (percussion). The repertoire includes pieces that borrow from diverse forms of music. Some pieces rely heavily on Hindustani classical forms; others show a marked influence of jazz and blues, while still others borrow from qawwali. These pieces will be interspersed with some of the well-known Indi-pop successes of Shubha Mudgal's repertoire. In terms of the literary content, the songs have verses by celebrated poets like Gulzar sahab, Faiz sahab, Sahir Ludhianvi and others.