Simone Angele (Sitar) grew up in a musical family and became interested in
different musical styles at an early age. After completing college she spent
nearly a decade in Varanasi, India's capital of classical music. There she
studied classical Indian Sitar and vocal styles under the guidance of Narendra
Mishra, disciple of Indian Sitar virtuoso Vilayat Khan. She now lives in Berlin
and enjoys working with musicians from around the world.
Amir Kalhor (Taar) was born in Teheran, Iran. At the age of seven, he began
playing recorder at a Teheran music school that used the Orff Approach. After a
year he chose Taar as his main instrument. He studied Persian Classical
repertoire, and vocal and instrumental Radifs under the supervision of maestros
Mohammad Reza Lotfi, Arshad Tahmasebi and Mohammad Reza Ebrahimi. At the moment
he divides his time between Dresden and Leipzig, working with various artists on
classical (Persian) and world-music projects.
Babua Pahari (Tabla) comes from a musical family in Calcutta. He plays Bansuri
(Indian Classical flute) and Tabla and has lived in Berlin since 2004, playing
in "Back to India" and other Indian fusion bands.
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