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Toronto Indo-Jazz Festival 2012: Ravi Naimpally's 'Near East'

Ravi Naimpally (tabla), 
Ernie Tollar (sax/bansuri),  
Demetrios Petsalakis (oud/guitar) 

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 Near East is a trio featuring Ravi Naimpally (tabla), Ernie Tollar (sax/bansuri), and Demetrios Petsalakis (oud/guitar).  The trio brings together the rich traditions of the middle east and India. Using traditional forms as well as original pieces as a vehicle for improvisation, Near East weaves a rich tapestry of sound. The 2012 Indo-jazz Festival will be the first concert of this band. 

 


Website:

http://www.torontoindojazzfest.com/Near_East.html