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Previous newsletters

Newsletter January / February 2016

Email Problems (New Address)  - Review 2015 (Joy & Fragility)  - Harmonium, Khol & Chanting(New Music Books)  - Nada Yoga(1/4 - Nada & OM)  - Maihar in Germanistan (6/6 -Kamalesh Maitra)  -- Obituaries (Shankar Ghosh, Mrinalini Sarabhai & Sabri Khan)  - Jai's Blog (2/2 - Cookies and Tea in Vrindavan: A Slight Shift in Perception)  - Workshops (February to April)  - Concerts (February / March)

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Newsletter November / December 2015

Christmas Sale (50% discount on CDs & DVDs)  - Bargains (Harmoniums, Tablas, etc.)  - Kirtan (8 - Bhagavan Das: The American Yogi)  - To India and Back Again (5/5 - The Harmonium Story)  - Maihar in Germanistan (5/6 - Kushal Das, Partha Bose, Daniel Bradley, Shalil Shankar)  - Jai's Blog (1/2 - Cookies and Tea in Vrindavan: A Slight Shift in Perception)  - Workshops (December to April)  - Concerts (December to January)

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Newsletter September / October 2015

Brand Names (Idea and Reality)  - Kirtan (7 - The World of Qawwali) - Maihar in Germanistan (4/6 - Partha Chatterjee) - To India and Back Again: The Harmonium Story (4/5 - Doom in the West) - Jai's Blog (Ali Akbar Khan's Divine Music) - Workshops (October to December) - Concerts (October and November)

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Newsletter July / August 2015

Holiday Time (Restricted Service in August)  - Sounds for Inner Peace (Dhrupad Workshop with the Gundechas) - To India and Back Again: The Harmonium Story (3/5 - Ban) - Maihar in Germanistan (3/5 - University of the Arts Rotterdam) - India at the Thames and the Spree (Festivals in London and Berlin) - Jai's Blog (The Power of Song) - Workshops (August to October) - Concerts (August and September)

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Newsletter May / June 2015

Harmonium (Paloma Kirtan 23 B)  - Shrutibox(Foot Pedal for Bellows) - Teaching Material (Indian Rhythms for Drumset) - Maihar in Germanistan (2/5 - Ali Akbar College of Music) - To India and Back Again: The Harmonium Story (2/5 - Transformation) - Jai's Blog (Why We Sing Kirtan) - Workshops (June to August) - Concerts (June and July)

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Newsletter March / April 2015

Harmonium (Sound Samples)  - Sitar (eTraining Book with CD) - Maihar in Germanistan (1 - Allauddin Khan) - To India and Back Again: The Harmonium Story (1/5 - Discovery) - Jai's Blog (Bhakti in India and the West) - Workshops (April to June) - Concerts (April and May)

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Newsletter January / February 2015

Review 2014 (Good Times, Bad Times)  - Radel Milan (eTabla & eTanpura in One) - StringGym (Finger Training for Sitar) - Zarin Daruwala Sharma (Master in the Background) - Kirtan (6 - Bauls, The Mystic Madmen) - Yoga & Music at the Feet of the Himalayas (3/3 - Harmonium Purchase) - Workshops (February to April) - Concerts (February & March)

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Newsletter November / December 2014

Pure Functionality (Harmonium Paloma Basic) - Christmas Special (2 CDs for the Price of 1) - He Made the Tabla Sing (Faiyaz Khan) - Music With a Claim (YogiTownRecords' CD Début) - Grammy Nominations (Kirtan Albums Compete) - Boost for Indian Traditions (Yoga Minister) - Workshops (December to February) - Concerts (December & January)

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Newsletter September / October 2014

Special Offers (Sitars, Tanpuras, etc.) - Sound Samples (Sitars) - Extended Playing Techniques (Shrutiboxes) - The Divine Gift (Mandolin Srinivas) - Yoga & Music at the Feet of the Himalayas (2/3, Training in Rudraprayag) - Sitar Fusion from Germanistan (6/6, Indigo Masala) - Workshops (October to December) - Concerts (October & November)

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Newsletter July / August 2014

Khol on the Road (Bags & Cases) - World Music (Pulsar Trio wins Creole) - Yoga & Music at the Feet of the Himalayas (1/3 - Bansuri in Rishikesh) - Sitar Fusion from Germanistan (5/6 - Klaus Falschlunger) - Restricted Service (August) - Concerts (August / September) - Workshops (August to October)

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