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Re: Live looping by Pete List on the Shahi Baaja

Hey Rick,

Glad you like it! And yes, Pete List should be invited to any upcoming Loopfest. Here's another video I loved:

According to wikipedia, the Bulbul Tarang is a 20th century import to India from Japan, which probably explains the similarity to your Japanese instrument:

On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 2:16 PM, Ted Killian <tedkillian@charter.net> wrote:
Pete List is great.

On Dec 17, 2013, at 1:20 PM, looppool@cruzio.com wrote:

> This is really, really beautiful.
> I have a Japanese instrument that looks similar except that it doesn't
> have the drone strings.
> Wow, this just knocks me out.   Thanks for sharing.
> (wonder if I could get this guy to come play the looping festivals
> planned for this next year in the US, Europe, UK and Asia?)
> Rick Walker
> From what I understand the Shahi Baaja is an electrified Bulbul Tarang,
>>> an
>> Indian instrument of street performers sometimes referred to the as the
>> Indian Banjo. Love it.

Art Simon