Indian Classical Singer Priya Darshini Incorporates a World of Influences
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Mumbai-born singer, composer, bandleader, and ultra-marathoner Priya Darshini is based in Brooklyn. Her musical studies range from Indian Classical music and ghazals (devotional songs) to jazz, and she has experience in Mumbai indie rock bands and on Bollywood film soundtracks besides. Darshini takes a cross-cultural approach to song for her original compositions from her Grammy-nominated debut record, Periphery. She joins us with a band that includes hammered dulcimer, bass, and drums, performing music remotely from the Brooklyn venue Wild Birds. Set list: “Jahaan,” “Loneliest Star,” Bonus video: "Home"  "Jahaan":  "Loneliest Star": "Home": 
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