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Broto Roy: American Raga

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My familiarity with Indian music is pretty much limited to George Harrison's sitar rock, one 20-year-old Shakti album, and a Ravi Shankar LP that hasn't visited my turntable in at least 15 years. Truth be told, Indian music always seemed so dauntingly exotic that I never gave it much of a chance.That is, until this CD arrived in my mailbox. Broto Roy's American Raga immediately won me over with its haunting riffs, arresting rhythms, and passionate improvisational exchanges ...