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Ravi Shankar

Sitar master Ravi Shankar dies at 92

Grammy-winning sitar legend Ravi Shankar, who rose to Western fame after teaching Beatle George Harrison to play the odd-looking instrument, died Tuesday (12/11). Grammy-winning sitar legend Ravi Shankar, who rose to Western fame after teaching Beatle George Harrison to play the odd-looking instrument, died Tuesday (12/11).

Alison Krauss supports World Music Days

Alison Krauss has been tapped to join the Honorary Committee of the 7th Annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days, a global network of performances designed in a "Harmony for Humanity" theme, according to a press release.