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INTERVIEW: Wasanti Parajape

Wasanti Paranjape, Rob Wallace

Published: 2011-09-27

Wasanti Paranjape recounts her personal history and how she became involved in music, as well as discussing various topics including different musical cultures, the history of Indian music, and musical roles. The interview is concluded by a musical performance.

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  • Wasanti_Paranjabe_Interview_full.mp4

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Improvisation is, simply put, being and living this very moment. No one can hide in music, and improvising in music is to be truly in this very moment and being completely yourself, with all your qualities and faults. It is probably the most honest state for a human being to be in.

– John McLaughlin in an interview with Daniel Fischlin.