Trip to Barbados, the VidyA CD, and other happenings…

Well, yet again it has been a while since my last post. I hope everyone had a great holiday season. Mine was spent in Florida with family — a definite change from my usual trip to India for the music season. It was nice though, I got to see some dolphins and even alligators in the Everglades…(a blurry shot from my cell phone below…)br /br /a onblur=”try {parent.deselectBloggerImageGracefully();} catch(e) {}” href=””img style=”display:block; margin:0px auto 10px; text-align:center;cursor:pointer; cursor:hand;” src=”” border=”0″ alt=””id=”BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5155982620674399282″ //abr /br /Anyways…some updates on the latest news. I am glad to report that the new VidyA cd has finally been recorded! We are still in the rough mix stage, which means it wont be out for a few more months, but we are all very excited about it and even more excited to share it with everyone when it is finally ready. Check out my site and also for updates as usual. You can expect some special concerts to accompany the cd release in March/April, so be on the lookout! br /br /Our next concert is on Tuesday, February 26th at the a href=””Climate Theater/a in San Francisco. Click this to add this to your calendar: a target=”_blank” href=”;tmeid=Xzg5MmsyZGhuODhwM2liOWw2MHBqaWI5azhsMTQyYmEyODRvazRiOWs4NTM0MmRhMTZjcWo2Y3EzNm8gbGRjcDE0MXBvNmhzNDk3dmcxZTEwbjlqazBAZwamp;tmsrc=bGRjcDE0MXBvNmhzNDk3dmcxZTEwbjlqazBAZ3JvdXAuY2FsZW5kYXIuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbQ”img border=0 src=””/a br /br /Eventually, I will have a little button so you can get all of the concerts like this and it will be even easier to remember all those concert dates!br /br /In other news, I am off to Barbados in a couple days to do some performing there as part of the Nefasha Ayer project (which I had described in an earlier post). I have never been there before, so it should be /br /Early February brings me back to some Carnatic performances/lecturing in Michigan and U Chicago in the first week. I will be doing those performances with a talented mridungam player named Rohan Krishnamurthy, who you may have heard of, or seen me play with many years ago. If you have any friends out in Michigan or Chicago, tell them to come and listen. br /br /Also come check out a a href=””Carnatic saxophone performance at the Sangati Center/a in San Francisco on February 17th. I would like to mention that this great space that is providing a necessary service to the area needs your support. br /br /So, there you have it: br /br /End of January: Barbadosbr /Feb 4-10: Concerts/lectures at WMU, Kalamazoo College and U Chicagobr /Feb 17: Sangati Centerbr /Feb 26: VidyA at Climate Theater!br /br /I promise, I will try to post more in the future.div class=”blogger-post-footer”a href=””Visit Prasant’s website/a | a href=””Buy CD’s/a/div

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