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Capital University News, California State University, Sacramento
October 14, 2003
Canceled - Music legends come to CSUS - Canceled
World music group
“Shankar and Gingger” bring their eclectic, critically acclaimed
show to California State University, Sacramento at 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 24 in
Capistrano Hall’s Music Recital Hall.
Shankar and Gingger
L. Shankar, part
of the legendary Shankar family of musicians from India, has recorded with the
likes of Frank Zappa, Peter Gabriel, Van Morrison, Bruce Springsteen, Phil Collins
and others. The violinist, vocalist, composer and producer has sold more than
10 million records in his career.
Six years ago, Shankar joined the classically-trained violinist, singer and
songwriter Gingger to form “Shankar and Gingger.” The group also
includes renowned Indian tabla player Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri, a winner of numerous
awards in his native India, the United States and elsewhere. Accomplished Indian
and world music drummer Sivamani rounds out the group.
Since forming, “Shankar and Gingger” have toured internationally
and released a DVD that spent four weeks at the top of the Billboard charts
Tickets are $25 and are available by calling (916) 287-4323 or visiting www.tickets.com.
For media information, call (916) 278-6156.
California State University, Sacramento Public Affairs
6000 J Street Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 (916) 278-6156