Charu Suri/ Charu Suri & Friends

The Book of Ragas (Amala Records)

The first female Indian American jazz composer to premier work at Carnegie Hall, Charu has been playing the piano since the age of five, and won an international piano competition at the age of 15. Her recently-released “Book of Ragas” is a completely original sound in jazz using the standard trio with a Sufi singer, which six-time Grammy award winner Arturo O’Farrill has described as “singular ” “The New American Songbook” that is a more classic sound in jazz was released with the voice of Danielle Erin Rhodes, with hits including “Bluesy” and “Seasons.”

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Charu Suri, piano/composer
Apoorva Mudgal, Voice
Jesse Gerbasi, Drums
J. Brunka, Double Bass

Track Listing

  1. Raga No. 1 (Bhimpalasi): Afternoon
  2. Raag Kalyani: Evening
  3. Raga Hemant: Evening/ Night
  4. Raag Bhairavi: Evening

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