World Beat Raga Fusion Music by Ashwin Batish – Sitar Power Band! Kuumbwa Jazz, Santa Cruz


Ashwin Batish Sitar Fusion Music. Live In Concert at Kuumbwa Jazz Center Santa Cruz California. Here is a clip of the Sitar Power Band playing live at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center in Santa Cruz. The song Casbah Shuffle is ©1987 – 2013 Batish Records and ©1987 – 2013 Ashwin Batish. All Rights Reserved. All songs ASCAP.

This song is based on the North Indian Raga Bhairava or the Carnatic raga Mayamalava Gaula.

Ashwin Batish – Sitar and Tabla
Keshav Batish – Drum Set
Myron Dove – Bass
Eliot Nemzer – Rhythm Guitar
Murray Low – Keyboads
Andrew Foehner – Percussion

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Ashwin Batish has worked with Eugene Chadbourne – guitar, Camper Van Beethoven, Violent Femmes, Brian Ritchie – bass, Don Preston, Jimmy Carl Black from Frank Zappas band Mothers of invention – Drums, Tony Trischka – banjo, Butch Taylor – keyboards, Jeff Kurtenacker – composer, Winnie Wong – Guzheng, Daina Rowan – harp, Loreena McKennitt – harp and vocals, Van Anh Vo, Teddy Andreadis, Ant Glynne, Zakir Hussain, S D Batish, Keshav Batish – Tabla and Drums, Meena Batish – Vocals, Myron Dove – bass, Barbara Day Turner – conductor SJCO, Joe Hodge – Drum Set, Brent Heisinger – Composer, Pete Escavedo – Timbales, Debashish Bhattacharya – Slide Guitar, David Ward-Steinman – piano, David Harnish – Guitar, John Kaizan Neptune – Shakuhachi Flute, Hazara Singh – Slide Guitar, Manikrao Popatkar – tabla, Keshav Sathe – Tabla, Joe Manno – Drums, Jeff Mott – Bass, Jehnean Washington – vocals, Sammy Alliano – Drums, Subhasis Bhattacharjee – tabla, Taylor Eigsti – piano, Brian Viglione – Drums, Gordon Gano – vocals, Blaise Garza – sax, Stephenn Kent – didgeridoo, Richie “Gajate” Garcia, Ronnie Montrose, Johnny Griparic – bass, Matthew Montfort – guitar, Arthur Hull (percussionist), Kristen Strom – sax, Scott Sorkin – guitar, Jason Lewis (Drums), Jim Greiner (Percussion), Eliot Nemzer (Guitar), Randy Masters (Trumpet), Jeff Pittson (Keyboards), Dan Sabanovich (Drums), Tracy Rose (Drums), Steve Robertson (Percussion and tabla), Bill Walker (Guitar), Russ Tincher (Drums), David Harnish (Guitar), Barbara Christmann (Flute). Murray Low – keyboards, Bert Lloyd,

Ashwin Batish has performed wordwide at some of the most prestigious music festivals. Here is a short list of some of these music venues:

Winnipeg Folk Festival / ISIM International Festival and Conference / Vancouver Folk Festival / Montreal Jazz Festival/ Earthsong Festival / Womad Festival / Oxfam Worldfest / World Music Festival / Quebec International Music Festival / Nassau Community College Folk Festival / Worldbeat Festival, / National Arts Center, Ottawa / Club Nu / Sierra Nevada World Music Festival / New Jazz Festival,/ UCSC Performing Arts Theatre / The Independent Club/ Wetlands Preserve / Johnny D’s / WorldOne Music Festival / Great American Music Hall / SOBs (Sounds of Brazil) / San Jose Chamber Orchestra / Catalyst / Kuumbwa Jazz Center / Joshua Tree Music Festival / The Triyoga Center / The Fillmore / The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering “Tribute to India, Quail Lodge & Golf Club / KPIG, Please Stand By with John Sandidge / West End Celebration / KWMR West Marin Radio, Point Reyes / Fenix Music Club San Rafael / Throckmorton Theater / MÚSIQUES DISPERSES MUSIC FESTIVAL / Spearfish Elementary / Matthews Opera House, / Swallow Hill Music / Santa Clara Conference Center / World Cup Soccer Center / World Music Festival, Point Fermin Park / Ford Amphitheatre / Ramona Bowl / Le Petit Trianon, The San Jose Chamber Orchestra / UCSC Recital Hall / The Independent / Don Quixote’s / Asian Art Museum / Crocker Theater / Bluegrass Benefit KKUP 91.5 FM / KSCO 1080 AM with Rosemary Chalmers / Kuumbwa Jazz Center double with Debashish Bhatacharya / World Music Festival, Malta / World Music Festival, Monterey, California /


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