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Raga Pilu 12:43


Chris Hale and Ed Hanley live in concert.

Tracks 1 & 2 recorded live in concert at Silence, Guelph, Ontario,
October 26th, 2017

Track 3 recorded at the annual student recital of Christopher's students at his home in Gerrard Bazaar Little India on November 12th, 2016

Raga Bhatiyar & Raga Pilu were performed on a Kharaj Pancham sitar made by Barun Ray.

Raga Yaman Kalyan was performed on a Gandhar Pancham sitar made by Rikhi Ram.

Tabla by Haridas Vhatkar & Mukta Das.

I would like to thank my guru, Partha Chatterjee, for his dedication as a teacher of Indian classical music during these last fifteen years of my studies with him. Everything I play on this record is directly due to his guidance, along with the inspiration that comes from his guru,
Pandit Nikhil Banerjee. -Chris Hale

I would like to thank my teachers Pt. Swapan Chaudhuri, Pt. Anindo Chatterjee, Sri Subhajyoti Guha & Pt. Suresh Talwalkar. -Ed Hanley


released March 12, 2018

Christopher Hale, sitar
Ed Hanley, tabla

Recorded by Christopher Hale
Mixed & mastered by Ed Hanley
Photography & layout by Ed Hanley


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Ed Hanley (Tala-Wallah) Toronto, Ontario

Ed Hanley began his tabla (north Indian classical percussion) training in Toronto, Canada with Ritesh Das in 1989, and has since studied with master drummers Swapan Chaudhuri, Anindo Chatterjee, Suresh Talwalkar, Subhajyothi Guha, Trichy Sankaran and Karaikudi Mani.

Ed is co-artistic director of critically acclaimed world music ensemble Autorickshaw.
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