New Release: Melodic Intersect Looking Back

Melodic Intersect is an ongoing world fusion music project that brings together a diversity of musical styles, cultures, and disciplines. Led by the renowned tabla player, Enayet Hossain, it features collaborations from a rotating ensemble of talented musicians thoroughly integrating rhythm and melody from genres such as jazz, Southeast Asian classical, rock, Eastern and Western folk, and many more.

Their fifth album, “Looking Back” (Aimrec Records), is slated to be released the first week of June and features performances by Enayet Hossain (tabla), Hidayat Khan (sitar), Indradeep Ghosh (violin), Zohaib Hassan (sarangi), Greg Hatza (keyboards), Fred Koch (saxophone) and Qamer Abbas (cajon). Together they look back at all the lessons they’ve learned throughout the years. According to Hossain, “We wanted to look back and pay homage to ‘Eastern Visions’, our original album which was praised for its simplicity and appeal.”

The various musicians that make up the group called Melodic Intersect are currently on tour and performing singularly and collectively around the globe. A worldwide radio and press campaign has been initiated to promote “Looking Back”. The eight songs that are included on the album are expected to be warmly received by new world music and jazz broadcasters and tastemakers.

New Release: Introduction to Indian Music Volume 1: Best of the Sitar

Aimrec is proud to announce a new release compilation of the world's most renowned sitar players! Featuring over 4 HOURS of music, this set is being offered on iTunes exclusively for a pre-order price throughout the 26th of February of $3.99!  Please spread the word and tell your friends.  This is one compilation set we guarantee will be worth your money! Featuring the legendary Ustad Vilayat Khan, Zakir Hussain and Pandit Manilal Nag who are considered the finest of pioneering musicians.  It also includes the present batch of Legendary musicians including; Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan, Ustad Shujaat Khan, Pandit Budhaditya Mukherjee and Pandit Anjan Chattopadhyay.  The set also includes the current rising stars of sitar, Hidayat Khan (Son of Ustad Vilayat Khan) & Shakir Khan (Son of Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan). 

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Inner Vision for Best World Beat Album - IMA

We are very happy to announce our Album, Melodic Intersect: Inner Vision that features Enayet Hossain on Tabla, Hans Utter on Guitar, Tarun Bhattacharya on Santoor, Hidayat Khan on Sitar and Avirodh Sharma on Percussions has just been nominated for the best World Beat album for the Independent Music Awards. This is especially a proud moment for us after our album came so close to a Grammy Nomination.  We are already working on our new Album for this year.  Thank you IMA for this recognition Check out our nomination here: IMA.

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