Album Cover
Stories from my Grandfather's Village
Released: Aug 19, 2013
Label: Magnatune Records
Track Listing
1 Story 1
2 Story2
3 Story 3
4 Story 4
5 Story 5
6 Story 6
7 Story 7

Liner Notes

Master Sitar player Jay Kishor's debut as a guitarist, "Stories from My Grandfather's Village", is a collection of stories set in the language of music, in the dialect of Raga.

Stories form the very fabric of our being, of our existence.

From the parables and fables that teach us, to the histories and analogies that we study, to the tales that fire our imagination, to our own experiences that further define who we are.

In all countries and cultures, villages and families, stories shape how we look at the world, at each other, and at ourselves.

Jay Kishor - guitar 
Darren Swift - recording engineer

Cover photograph courtesy of Ahron de Leeuw 
All music is live and improvised in the Indian tradition.


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It was artist Jay Kishor and the beauty of his music and guitar playing made it obvious why he is considered a Master Sitarist, musical genius, and guitar virtuoso. He has developed a new methodology for playing the guitar and sitar that bridges both the East and West in music and this was his first performance of his new works. His work is both soothing and arresting and the perfect antidote to a stressful day. [Read More...]
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