On December 28 Beches Brew leaves for Chennai and Mumbai!
There will be no album deliveries while we are in India.
You may buy albums from our site but we can’t send you anything until we are back home around January 18.
On January 3rd at 9:30 a.m. we will give a concert at Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, one of the major concert halls in Chennai. We are honored to play at this venue and to have four distinguished vidwans playing with us, namely:
V. Suresh, ghatam
N. Amrith, khanjira
Akkarai Sornalatha, violin
J.B. Srutisagar, venu (Karnatic flute)
We will then go to Mumbai for the conclusion of the Pandit Taranath Centenary Celebrations when we will play together with gurubhai Pandit Sadanand Naimpalli on tabla and Pandit Nityanand Haldipur on bansuri (Hindustani flute) in two of our concerts.
This is our Mumbai schedule:
January 10 17:30 Anandashram Hall, Talmakiwadi, Tardeo Rd.
January 11 19:00 The True School of Music
January 12 19:00 Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar
January 13 21:30 BlueFROG, Pune
January 14 21:30 The Blue Frog, Lower Parel
We will be joined by Pandits Haldipur and Naimpalli on Jan 10 and 12.
This is Beches Brew’s India lineup:
”Sopandev” Bengt Berger, drums
Lise-Lotte Norelius, percussion/electronics
Stefan Bellnäs, bass
Mats Öberg, keyboard/harmonica
Göran Klinghagen and Max Schultz, guitars
Staffan Svensson, trumpet
Sir Thomas Jäderlund, saxophones
In October 2016 the Indian musicians will return to us in Sweden for a tour of concerts and workshops, taking us from Gothenburg to Malmö and Copenhagen to Umeå to Helsinki with several stops in between.