Planet Shankara – 25 Drums, 3 Keys And Two Lungs

The trio- Anandan Sivamani, Stephen Devassy and Anurag Harsh
The trio- Anandan Sivamani, Stephen Devassy and Anurag Harsh

NEW YORK (TIP): World’s top percussionist and drummer of Jai Ho & Slumdog Millionnaire Anandan Sivamani jams with 2-time Carnegie Hall vocalist Anurag Harsh & India’s #1 Keyboardist Stephen Devassy at NY’s Lincoln Center in a first ever world premiere, a high octane production of Lungs, Fingers and Arms of the best of traditional and contemporary Indian Music.

After his second sold-out concert at the Carnegie Hall to one of the largest worldwide live audiences of any Indian Classical Music concert in recent history (Official LiveStream Stats: 173,000 viewers in 3-hours) with the event being the first Indian concert to be streamed from Carnegie in 125 years and it’s 30 min YouTUBE excerpt at becoming the fastest growing Indian classical video on the Internet (currently being watched @ 3,000+ average daily views), vocalist Anurag Harsh has teamed up with music legend AR Rahman’s sanctum sanctorum of musicians, World’s top percussionist Anandan Sivamani and India’s #1 keyboardist Stephen Devassy for a midsummer night jam of lightening fast Raga based songs & rhythms at the renowned Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York.

Vocalist Anurag Harsh who has been called the Lamborghini Aventador of voices due its resemblance with Pandit Bhimsen Joshi’s voice has picked out some of the fastest rhythmic songs of Indian classical music that have been set to the 25+ drums of Sivamani, the drummer of Slumdog Millionaire, Roja and most of AR Rahman’s popular films. Joining them is India’s wizard on Keys, Stephen Devassy, whose fingers slide on the keyboards as if it were a guitar.

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Saturday July 11th 2015 at 7:30PM

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