The Heart of Nepal
Dan Blanchard and Manohar Gurung
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“The Heart of Nepal” is a world music album by santoorist and multi-instrumentalist Dan Blanchard and multi-percussionist Manohar Gurung. Dan and Manohar blend traditional folk melodies and festival songs from the Himalayan country of Nepal with Indian Classical Music and Western composition in a modern production. Features guest musicians Sheela Bringi (Bansuri Flute) and Eddie Young (Bass Guitar). The foundations of the album are the rhythms on the Nepali hand drums (Madal and Tabla) and the melodies of the folk songs played on the Santoor and Bansuri Flute, filled out and supported by western elements of guitar, bass and keyboards.
The Story of The Heart of Nepal
Indian Slide Guitar, Acoustic Guitar
Bass Guitar, Cello