Equator Music and WordsFriday 25 March 2011
In a must-hear double act, the cross-cultural master musicians of ShivaNova share the stage with renowned author and commentator Yasmin Alibhai-Brown in 'Table Talk: food, memory, creative dialogue and lived histories'.
ShivaNova's line-up is Jean Toussaint (jazz saxophone), Manickam Yogeswaran (Carnatic vocals), Alex Teymour Housego (Indian/jazz flutes), virtuoso Indian percussionist RN Prakash and pianist/composer Priti Paintal, delivering a spellbinding sound with Tibetan chants, Indian classical and folk and subtle grooves. This evening features music from their acclaimed Secret Chants album, plus traditional Indian songs from Manickam Yogeswaran.
'A victory for musicianship and vision.' (The Times)Performers
Jean Toussaint saxophone
Alex Housego flutes
R.N Prakash percussion
Priti Paintal piano, keyboards
David Simonetti visuals