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7. Anoushka Shankar’s Traveller album

Could Anoushka Shankar be any cooler? She’s the daughter of famed Indian sitarist Ravi Shankar, Norah Jones‘ half-sister, married to British director Joe Wright, and, on her upcoming new album Traveller, explores the relationship between Indian classical music and flamenco. Early excerpts of the album are riveting, with Shankar producing dazzling melodies at the sitar, and renowned flamenco vocalists Sandra Carrasco and Duquende adding thrilling layers of texture and body to this most cosmopolitan of musical efforts. – NB

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