Anoushka Shankar http://tpr.org en Review: "Traces Of You," By Anoushka Shankar http://tpr.org/post/review-traces-you-anoushka-shankar <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The name </span>Shankar<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> immediately conjures up memories of the great Ravi </span>Shankar<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The master sitar player inspired George Harrison’s foray into playing this complex instrument, leading to a keen interest in Indian classical music by Western audiences. He also inspired his daughter </span>Anoushka<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to follow in his footsteps. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 17:35:15 +0000 Deirdre Saravia 21055 at http://tpr.org Review: "Traces Of You," By Anoushka Shankar 'Traces Of You': Anoushka Shankar's Memorial To Her Father http://tpr.org/post/traces-you-anoushka-shankars-memorial-her-father When Indian music icon <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/17093771/ravi-shankar" target="_blank">Ravi Shankar</a> died last year, his daughter, sitar player and composer <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15402971/anoushka-shankar" target="_blank">Anoushka Shankar</a>, was at work on her seventh album. The recording, <em>Traces of You</em>, became a kind of memorial.<p>Like her father, Anoushka Shankar began her musical life with a serious devotion to Indian classical music. She played her first concert at age 13. Mon, 21 Oct 2013 19:42:00 +0000 editor 20562 at http://tpr.org 'Traces Of You': Anoushka Shankar's Memorial To Her Father Anoushka Shankar And Norah Jones: Half-Sisters Collaborate At Last http://tpr.org/post/anoushka-shankar-and-norah-jones-half-sisters-collaborate-last <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15402971/anoushka-shankar" target="_blank">Anoushka Shankar</a> began playing sitar with her famous father, the late <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/17093771/ravi-shankar" target="_blank">Ravi Shankar</a>, when she was 4. Sun, 20 Oct 2013 21:19:00 +0000 NPR Staff 20512 at http://tpr.org Anoushka Shankar And Norah Jones: Half-Sisters Collaborate At Last Anoushka Shankar Goes Flamenco On 'Traveller' http://tpr.org/post/anoushka-shankar-goes-flamenco-traveller <p></p><p>Flamenco music is relatively new on the music scene (especially considering the long history of music as art), but still dates backs a couple of hundred years. It was brought to Spain by gypsies, who were erroneously named because they were mistaken for Egyptians but are of Indian descent.</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 17:44:12 +0000 Deirdre Saravia 3481 at http://tpr.org Anoushka Shankar Goes Flamenco On 'Traveller'