maestro Alif Laila fuses her two passions of life (sitar & watercolor) in expressing the purity and spontaneity of nature in rural South Asia.
Raag Manj Khamaj from my CD 'Inner Voice'. The romantic and mysterious mood of this composition is enhanced by my water color painting images.
Fortunate to have been accompanied by tabla maestro Anindo Chatterjee.
Sitar & World percussion connecting humanity through world melodies that have migrated acrooss to distant lands!
Featured percussionist: Tanmoy Bose - a pioneer of world music
Inauguration of sitar/saxophone CD, I Am A River & 40th Anniversary celebrations of US/Bangladesh relations
Raag Abhogi - short Alap/Jor/Jhala Sitar & Dance
A Unique and Unprecedented Indian Classical Sitar & Drums Concert by Alif Laila & Felipe Cotta!
A Unique Musical Conversation Between Sitar & Cello
An audio visual expressioon of Raag Jaijawanti. Audio track from my album Celebrating Bulbul.
Track: I Am A River
Felipe Cotta on drums and Alif Laila on sitar . "Emerge ' symbolizes the unbound energy of music. This concert is a testament to the power of connection and unity with music. Felipe is in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil and I am in the Washington DC area USA. The virtual meeting of two instruments from two different musical disciplines is fused with the ease of the universality of all music. The musical conversation between the two musicians is spontaneous.