Greetings from Art Escape, Baywatch,Goa Streets & Belo!
We would like to thank every single person for participating in the live music project since the last 13 weeks at Baywatch Resort.
Last Saturday was another great experience ‘BLUES FEVER’ – THE REUNION GIG OF THE BEAT ROOT BLUES’ was exceptional we had more than 200 people, all-hanging around enjoying the music, even though everyone didn’t have a table or seat.
SO PLEASE MAKE A RESERVATION IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR TABLES.
THIS SATURDAY WE CELEBRATE POST INDEPENDENCE & THE BEGIN THE CELEBRATION OF WORLD GOA DAY
This is part of ART ESCAPE INTIATIVE OF REVIVAL OF INDIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC STARTED 3 YEARS AGO ALONG WITH YOGRAJ NAIK –SITAR PLAYER & TEACHER.
During the season EVERY MONDAY IS DEDICATED TO INDIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC PERFORMANCES WITH ARTIST FROM AROUND INDIA & GLOBALLY WHO COME SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES & OPEN DISCUSSIONS WITH AUDIENCE.
Presently we have a proposal ready SITAR SANWARDHAN
(REVIVAL OF THE SITAR IN GOA) & looking for funding for the project.
The project has been submitted to the art & culture department of Goa.
The aim of the project is to inspire the age group of 10-16 years (5th to 10th standard) towards Hindustani classical music, To introduce traditional music forms, sitar as one of the instruments. To conduct introductory sitar sessions (90 min) in 300 schools in 3 years. Each session will have a module of introduction to the instrument, popular songs played on the sitar & traditional ragas.To inspire minimum of 300 students, 1 student from each workshop to take up sitar/other classical instruments to perform, teach & keep the tradition alive.
ANOTHER SPECIAL SATURDAY NITE ON 17th AUGUST 7.30 pm onwards
‘GOA’S ONLY FUSION BAND’ – ‘SHANTI’ LIVE
Shanti beyond silence is a Music group performing fusion music. It is an excellent fusion of Indian classical and western music, interspersed with Indian folk music. Some of the compositions use Marathi Natya sangeet , the essence of the Natya geet is sung vocally the root Raga of the song on which the song is based is than elaborated on instruments and fusion of the mood of the song is done with western music.
The project is the brainchild of SITAR MAESTRO Yograjji, who is the disciple of Ustad Shahid Parvez, all the compositions are composed by him & the album is the only Goan Fusion album released by Rock & Raga.
The line up:
YOGRAJ NAIK ON ACOUSTIC & ELECTRIC SITAR
VISHNU – KEYBOARD
SANTAN CARVALHO – DRUMS
EDWIN BRAGANZA – DOUBLE BASS
Background of the artist:
He is the current face of young musicians hailing from Goa, and is the disciple of the renowned sitarist from Itwa Gharana, Ustad Shahid Parvez. Under his able guidance Yograj has blossomed into a matured and seasoned sitarist. A perfect blend of gayaki and laykari is one of his unique features. Today he is looked upon as the true representative of the Itwa Gharana. He was born in the family of musicians, his grandmother, Pirozbai, was the disciple of the legendary maestro of Agra Gharana, Ustad Nanhe Khan. He has successfully conducted many programs of fusion music, blending pure Hindustani Classical music with jazz, pop and rock music. He has composed more than 50 Songs in Marathi and Konkani. Many awards have been bestowed upon him and are testimonies of his talent.
*FOR THE LOVE OF MUSIC – PLEASE COME EARLY!
COME ENJOY GREAT MUSIC, LIVE KITCHEN & BAR!
Spread the word & bring your friends along.
The venue: TAWA – Resto-Bar at Baywatch Resort, Sernabatim Beach Road, Colva.
ENTRY IS FREE & the menu pricing is pocket friendly!
ABOUT THE LIVE MUSIC PROJECT – ‘Breaking Boundaries Through Music’
An Art Escape social & cultural initiative titled,
THE LIVE MUSIC PROJECT features NEW BANDS | MUSICIANS | GROUPS from Goa, India & around the world every Saturday Night.
THE LIVE MUSIC PROJECT is the only live music platform in the country that breaks barriers of focusing on specific music genres and is an open canvas for all musicians/performing artists to collaborate and be a part of this growing. Our purpose is to travel & showcase music, musicians & cultural groups from Goa, India & around the world.
MUSIC IS THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE OF MANKIND.
COME, SUPPORT THE ARTS|ARTIST|MUSIC|PROJECT.